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Joplin Tornado (2011)

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  • Joplin Tornado Turns Strangers into Friends

    Joplin Tornado Turns Strangers into Friends
    Joplin, Mo: Next time you're in a Pizza Hut or a McDonald's or a Starbucks... look around. Chances are you're surrounded by strangers. That was the situation for a group of people at a yogurt shop a year ago in Joplin. But, the tornado turned that...
  • One year later members of the Joplin Elks Lodge 501 honor four lives lost during an EF5 tornado

    One year later members of the Joplin Elks Lodge 501 honor four lives lost during an EF5 tornado
    At 5:41 on Tuesday night, members of the Elks Lodge 501 in Joplin held a moment of silence for four lives lost in the tornado. They gathered at the exact time the twister hit to honor friends they won't forget. Last year members of the Elks Lodge promised...
  • Home monitoring business adds home inventory to its services

    Home monitoring business adds home inventory to its services
    Few South Floridians who lose their homes in natural disasters are really prepared to make insurance claims after the fires, floods or storms are passed. One Deerfield Beach inspector is working to join a handful of people in Florida to be a certified by...
  • John Waters hitchhiking adventure continues with wild ride to California

    John Waters hitchhiking adventure continues with wild ride to California
    Another bit of the increasingly oddball John Waters hitchhiking mystery has been revealed. We knew the filmmaker started his cross-country adventure in Baltimore. And we knew a touring indie band had picked him up in Ohio. We also knew a married couple...
  • John Waters' hitchhiking companion Brett Bidle tells more

    John Waters' hitchhiking companion Brett Bidle tells more
    Brett Bidle, Frederick County town councilman, tea party supporter and devout Methodist, is John Waters' new BFF. That old saying about politics making strange bedfellows? Apparently, politics has nothing on hitchhiking. Back in mid-May, Bidle, a 20-...
  • Small town purchases peace of mind for residents during tornado season

    Small town purchases peace of mind for residents during tornado season
    Morrisville, Mo. -- Dustin Kessler, 25, is the volunteer emergency management director for the small town of Morrisville, the place where he was born and raised. "Their mentality of, 'We've never had a tornado here before, or, 'A torando's not going to...
  • PA-NY-NJ picking up after Hurricane Sandy's epic devastation

    PA-NY-NJ picking up after Hurricane Sandy's epic devastation
    The sodden, wind-blown tri-state region of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania began an arduous journey back to normal on Wednesday after mammoth storm Sandy killed at least 82 people in a rampage that swamped coastal cities and cut power to millions...
  • FactFinder 12 Survey: Tornado Safety

    FactFinder 12 Survey: Tornado Safety
    Here Are The Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #19132 Geography Surveyed: Kansas Data Collected: 04/11/2012 Release Date: 04/11/2012 20:20 ET Sponsor: KWCH-TV Wichita ++++++++++++++++++++ || 1 ||   Asked of 500 Adults || ||   Margin of Sampling Error...
  • Joplin volunteers work to save thousands of newly-planted trees

    Joplin volunteers work to save thousands of newly-planted trees
    Joplin, Mo. -- The Joplin tornado claimed dozens of lives and leveled hundreds of homes and businesses.  It also wiped out thousands of trees.  As part of the recovery process, new trees have been donated, but now the intense drought is threatening to...
  • St. Louis Cardinals team with Habitat for Humanity in Joplin; McGwire, Matheny join effort

    St. Louis Cardinals team with Habitat for Humanity in Joplin; McGwire, Matheny join effort
    JOPLIN, Mo -- It's been more than a year since a tornado devastated the community of Joplin. It left many without a home. Some residents still don't have a home. Habitat for Humanity is trying to change that, and they are getting a little help from...
  • Providing free storm shelters for children in Joplin

    Providing free storm shelters for children in Joplin
    JOPLIN, Mo -- Many of Joplin's residents had to "ride out" the viscous May 22 tornado in bathtubs, closets, and center hallways. Many people killed and injured in that tornado were swept away from their homes. It would have been less likely if they...