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Moore tornado

Jun 3, 2013 — In response to our coverage of the tornadoes, online comments have asked, "Why put yourself in the path of such disaster?" But Oklahoma residents have their reasons for staying put.
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May 26, 2013 — Obama comforted some victims and pledged federal support. He spoke in front of the rubble that used to be an elementary school.
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May 22, 2013 — What was billed as an informational meeting turned into a counseling session and a chance to recognize principals, teachers and support staff who stepped up in the crisis.
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May 22, 2013 — Officials think they've found all the survivors, and victims, of the massive tornado that devastated the community of Moore. The official death toll stands at 24. More than 230 people are said to have been injured.
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May 21, 2013 — A high water table and red clay that soaks up the moisture make dry basements an expensive and iffy proposition right in the heart of Tornado Alley.
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May 21, 2013 — Trenda Purcell searched for her 8-year-old son Kamden after Monday's tornado in Moore, Okla. When she found him, their reunion was emotional. The Oklahoman was there to capture the moment.
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May 21, 2013 — The warning is issued by forecasters in the deadliest of situations. It was first used during a storm eerily similar to Monday's. It was 1999 and the Norman, Okla., office foretold a twister that left 46 people dead and injured 800.
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May 21, 2013 — As it roared through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, packing winds of up to 200 mph, the twister flattened buildings. Searchers continue to look for survivors and those who were killed.
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May 20, 2013 — Twitter captures firsthand accounts and reaction from the massive tornado that swept through central Oklahoma.
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May 20, 2013 — The National Weather Service says it was at least an EF-4 tornado with winds in excess of 166 mph.
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