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Distraught mom becomes face of Oklahoma storm

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A massive tornado was carving its way through town. There was no time to hesitate. LaTisha Garcia had to get to her children. More>>

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Last of missing from Oklahoma tornado accounted for

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The last of the missing from Monday's massive tornado that tore through the town of Moore, OK, have been accounted for.
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Oklahoma residents come home to pick up the pieces

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As state and federal officials work to set up disaster recovery centers to provide aid and assistance, residents of Moore, OK, are beginning the deliberate process of assessing what's left of their homes and possessions and what comes next. More>>

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  • LaGrange murder suspect sought in Columbus, motive unclear

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    Residents in The Grove neighborhood called 911 after Hardnett, who is known to his friends as D.J., collapsed in the middle of Bailey's Way on Sunday.  He was the victim of a stabbing wound.More >>
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    Residents in the Booker T. Washington apartments were startled by a booming sound they described as sounding like thunder and feeling like an earthquake.More >>
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