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Joplin Tornado (2011)

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  • Springfield Woman Gives Gifts to Joplin Tornado Survivors, Second Year Giving to Strangers

    Springfield Woman Gives Gifts to Joplin Tornado Survivors, Second Year Giving to Strangers
    A Springfield woman is spreading the gift of random kindness to those in need in Joplin. Last year Frances Youngblood started the tradition of giving gifts to strangers. This year she decided Joplin was the place to spread cheer. Click on our video report...
  • FEMA mobile homes are ready to house some Joplin tornado survivors

    FEMA mobile homes are ready to house some Joplin tornado survivors
    JOPLIN, Mo. -- Some tornado survivors will soon have a new place to call home, even if it is just temporary.  Ten mobile homes from the Federal Emergency Management Agency are in the area, with 50 more units on the way. More than 500 people have said...
  • Business in natural disasters

    Business in natural disasters
    Smiths Detection developed the portable emergency room to treat soldiers on the battlefield. But the tornado that tore through Joplin, Mo., last month, executives at the Edgewood manufacturer say, showed another potential use. The twister, one of the...
  • Joplin Tornado Survivors React to Investigation of Firefighters Possible Looting

    Joplin Tornado Survivors React to Investigation of Firefighters Possible Looting
    Joplin police are investigating if three firefighters looted the night of the Joplin EF-5 tornado. On June 9, the Baxter Springs, Kansas Fire Department met for its regularly scheduled meeting. The fire department fired three employees for “the...
  • Pictures: Pets rescued from Joplin, MO tornado

    Pictures: Pets rescued from Joplin, MO tornado
  • Post-tornado tourism map reopens wounds

    Post-tornado tourism map reopens wounds
    Much of the post-tornado rubble has been removed from Joplin, Mo. But for the city's residents, a six-mile scar of house foundations and turned-up dirt serves as a raw and sorrowful reminder of the epic twister that killed 161 people and destroyed...
  • Tornado injures at least 33 in Branson, causes major damage

    Tornado injures at least 33 in Branson, causes major damage
    BRANSON, Mo. -- Doctors and nurses at Skaggs Regional Medical Center treated 33 people in the hours after a tornado hit here on Tuesday night.  A spokeswoman for Skaggs says most of those treated suffered only cuts and bruises.   Six of the injured...
  • Buffalo tornado recovery: Governor visits; power is back on; school reopens

  • Help starts arriving for tornado victims in Kimberling City

    Help starts arriving for tornado victims in Kimberling City
    KIMBERLING CITY, Mo. -- Volunteers started showing up here on Thursday to help with cleanup and recovery efforts.  Some even came from Joplin with a sense that they're paying back some of the help received by that city last year. The EF-2 tornado damaged...
  • Tornadoes Kill At Least 36 In U.S. Midwest, South

    Tornadoes Kill At Least 36 In U.S. Midwest, South
    HENRYVILLE, Indiana (Reuters) - Violent storms and tornadoes raked across a huge swath of the U.S. Midwest and Southeast, killing at least 36 people in four states, authorities said on Saturday. The fast-moving twisters spawned by massive thunderstorms...
  • Joplin Pets: Information and Preview on Adopt-a-Thon this Weekend

    Joplin Pets: Information and Preview on Adopt-a-Thon this Weekend
    JOPLIN, MO. Edited ASPCA News Release—The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and Joplin Humane Society are hosting a major adoption event on June 25 and June 26 for nearly 600 animals who need permanent homes after being...