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Tornado Moore Oklahoma

The Spirit of Oklahoma -- Uniting in Faith to Rebuild

Neil Arter | Posted 07.28.2013 | Impact
Neil Arter

There is no discussion of "if," just of how long it will take. Folks in Oklahoma don't wait for others to clean up. We simply get after it.

Lynne Peeples

Asbestos, Lead Among Tornado Health Concerns As Cleanup Begins | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.23.2013 | Green

Chris Whitley had already survived three tornadoes and had worked at the scene of dozens more before arriving in Joplin, Mo. "It was unlike anythin...

Katherine Bindley

10 Children Confirmed Among The Dead After Oklahoma Tornado | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.23.2013 | Green

Ten children, two of them just infants, are among those who have been confirmed dead after a mile-wide tornado tore through central Oklahoma on Monday...

LOOK: Bank Vault Saves 22 Lives During Tornado

Posted 05.23.2013 | Green

As search-and-rescue teams continue to sift through the rubble to ensure all survivors have been accounted for, 22 Moore residents, who took cover in ...

Rescuers Continue Search For Tornado Survivors

Reuters | Ian Simpson and Alice Mannette | Posted 07.21.2013 | Green

MOORE, Okla., May 22 (Reuters) - Rescue efforts in the tornado-ravaged Oklahoma City suburb of Moore continued through the night into Wednesday morn...

LOOK: Mapping The Tornado's Destruction Path

Posted 07.21.2013 | Green

As downtown Moore, Okla., slowly emerges from the wreckage of the tornado that ravaged its core, the structures that remain are starting to serve impo...

Joy Resmovits

When A Tornado Strikes, Should Schools Evacuate? | Joy Resmovits | Posted 05.21.2013 | Green

After the educators at Plaza Towers Elementary School learned that a raging tornado was headed their way Monday, they had few options. The decades-old...

Jaweed Kaleem

Should We Rebuild After Natural Disasters? | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 05.22.2013 | Religion

To rebuild or not to rebuild? As recovery slowly begins after deadly tornadoes flattened subdivisions in Moore, Okla., and tore through nearby area...

Katherine Bindley

After Oklahoma Devastation, Storm Shelter Business Surges | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.22.2013 | Small Business

On a typical day, Oklahoma Shelters fields about 50 to 75 phone calls from customers inquiring about having a safe room or underground shelter install...

Eleazar David Melendez

Moore Tornado Costs Could Total $3 Billion | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 05.21.2013 | Business

The costs of the mile-wide tornado that ravaged central Oklahoma Monday afternoon could total up to $3 billion, an expert on the financial fallout fro...

Tornado Technology Still Includes Human Spotters: Here's Why

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.21.2013 | Technology

On Monday afternoon, citizens of Moore, Okla., were given a mere 16-minute warning time before the tornado struck their town. That small amount of tim...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Oklahoma Readers' Stories: 'Everything Is Gone' (PHOTOS) | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 05.21.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- A day after a powerful tornado swept through Moore, Okla., residents are surveying the damage and trying to piece their lives back toget...

Sam Stein

Tornado-Proof Homes Are Possible, Expensive And Hideous | Sam Stein | Posted 05.21.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- It is possible to build a tornado-proof home. But the cost would be excessive, and your house would certainly be the ugliest on the bloc...

Lynne Peeples

Climate Change's Impact On Tornadoes 'A Damn Difficult Thing To Predict' | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.22.2013 | Green

Climate change chatter ran rampant after an unusually violent string of twisters in 2011, including a Joplin, Mo., storm that killed 158 people. After...

Timothy Stenovec

Facebook Group Reunites Tornado Victims With Their Belongings | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 05.21.2013 | Technology

When Leslie Hagelberg went outside of her West Tulsa, Okla., home on Sunday evening to check the weather, she noticed what appeared to be insulation a...

Tornado Devastates Oklahoma City Suburb

Reuters | Alice Mannette | Posted 05.21.2013 | Green

MOORE, Okla., May 20 (Reuters) - A 2-mile-wide (3-km-wide) tornado tore through the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore on Monday, killing at least 51 peo...