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Tornado Devastates Oklahoma; Local Shops Say They’re O.K.

May 21st, 2013

A local resident allowed by security officers into an otherwise sealed off neighborhood walks past the rubble of destroyed homes, one day after a tornado moved through Moore, Okla., Tuesday, May 21, 2013. The huge tornado roared through the Oklahoma City suburb Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200 mph. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

As a result of the tornado that hit Moore, Okla., a suburb of Oklahoma City, the town, now essentially rubble, has been declared a major disaster area by President Obama according to a report from Reuters. The death toll, initially cited as 51 and expected to climb to as many as 91 people, with more […]