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Joplin Tornado (2011)

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  • WATCH LIVE: President Obama Visits Joplin

    WATCH LIVE: President Obama Visits Joplin
    It's been one week since a tornado left a path of death and destruction in Joplin, Mo. On Sunday, President Barack Obama will be in Joplin to tour the devasation. At 2 p.m., the president will hold a press conference and you can watch it live here. www....
  • Donations Needed for Pets Displaced by Joplin Tornado

    Donations Needed for Pets Displaced by Joplin Tornado
    About 500 animals have been rescued in Joplin. So far,120 of those animal have been reunited with families. Still, hundreds more are waiting to be claimed. The Joplin Humane Society sent out all of its adoptable animals to area shelters like some in...
  • Obama Pays Visit To Damaged Joplin

    Obama Pays Visit To Damaged Joplin
    (CNN) -- President Barack Obama visited tattered Joplin, Missouri, on Sunday as the town marked a week since a tornado packing winds of more than 200 mph struck, destroying neighborhoods and killing more people than any other U.S. tornado since modern...
  • Liberty Church Collects Items for Tornado Victims

    Liberty Church Collects Items for Tornado Victims
    A northland church is hoping to fill a 53-foot semi with supplies for Joplin tornado victims. They are asking for the public to contribute. They want to help the community of 50,000 as they rebuild after Sunday's devastating tornado. "You are to love the...
  • President Obama Meets with Joplin Tornado Victims

    President Obama Meets with Joplin Tornado Victims
    President Obama met with those who have lost homes and loved ones in Joplin, Mo. He promised to help rebuild their shattered lives. So far, 142 people are confirmed dead and 40 are still missing. "The main thing I just want to communicate to the people...
  • Obama Vows National Response To Missouri Tornado

    Obama Vows National Response To Missouri Tornado
    President Barack Obama promised victims of the deadliest U.S. tornado in 65 years that the federal government would help them rebuild, saying on Sunday it was a national tragedy. "The cameras may leave. The spotlight may shift," he told a memorial...
  • Ceremony Held for Joplin Tornado Victims

    Ceremony Held for Joplin Tornado Victims
    About 2,000 people showed for a memorial service in Joplin on Sunday. The ceremony was to honor people who lost their lives in the deadly tornado on May 23. President Obama, Governor Jay Nixon and other officials and clergy from Joplin also attended the...
  • Joplin Residents Satisfied by President Obama's Visit

    Joplin Residents Satisfied by President Obama's Visit
    The buzz of chainsaws gave way to applause on Sunday afternoon. President Obama spent time in Joplin on Sunday touring damage and speaking to residents. Many tornado victims were surprised when their streets were blocked and the President of the United...
  • Picadilly Circus Helps with Tornado Clean Up in Joplin

    Picadilly Circus Helps with Tornado Clean Up in Joplin
    The Picadilly Circus is in Joplin, Mo. They decided to help with tornado cleanup by using highly trained elephants to move heavy debris. Photojournalist Matt Hensley video essay shows how residents booed and cheered the group's efforts. To see how you...
  • Kansas Citians Get Early Start on Memorial Day Celebrations

    Kansas Citians Get Early Start on Memorial Day Celebrations
    Memorial Day is a time to remember those who lost their lives fighting for our country. Families across the metro spent Sunday got an early start celebrating at Celebration at the Station. During the event the Kansas City Symphony played at Union Station....
  • Scottish Rite delivering more than 2,000 meals a day in Joplin MO

    Scottish Rite delivering more than 2,000 meals a day in Joplin MO
    JOPLIN, Mo -- The outpouring of support from volunteers from our area  and many from across the country  continues. Memorial Day is a time that is notorious for barbeques. For families in Joplin many don't have a place to cook this holiday. That's why...