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Joplin Tornado Deaths

Rare Fungal Infection Linked To 5 Deaths From Joplin Tornado

Posted 10.01.2011 | Healthy Living

Injuries sustained from wood splinters or other materials triggered a rare fungal infection that may have contributed to the deaths of five people...

Officer Struck By Lightning While Rescuing Tornado Victims Dies

AP | Posted 08.03.2011 | Green

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A Missouri police officer who was struck by lightning while helping with rescues after a massive tornado ripped through Joplin has...

Officials Work To Identify The Deceased As Death Toll Continues To Rise

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT and ALAN SCHER ZAGIER | Posted 07.27.2011 | Green

JOPLIN, Mo. — Friends and family paid tribute to victims of the Joplin tornado on Friday, beginning the grim task of burying the dead as officia...