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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 […]

Local Tint Shop Restores Roofs after Tornado Rocks Mississippi

Feb 20th, 2013

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SPF Window Tinting of Hattiesburg, Miss., recently found itself the victim of a tornado which ripped across portions of Mississippi last week. Rather than throw in the towel, members of the shop reached out to the local community, helping cover the roofs of homes damaged in the storm. “Our business was closed for four days. […]