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Joplin, Missouri Marks One Year Anniversary Of Deadly Tornado

Mo. Disasters Cost $36M; Far Less Than Expected

Gov. Nixon cut funding for education and stockpiled tax revenues two years ago while committing $150 million to respond to the deadly Joplin tornado and widespread flooding.

07/11/2013

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Area Girl Scouts Prepare for Disasters

The girls will learn how to conduct light search & rescue, put out small fires and establish triage areas in their neighborhoods.

06/25/2013

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Make Sure Your Family’s Prepared For Anything

Emergency kits should contain water, flashlight, non-perishable food.

09/03/2012

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Plans For KC Hotel Disaster Memorial Struggling

The organization raising money for a memorial to the victims and rescuers of the 1981 Hyatt skywalks disaster in Kansas City is still short of funds.

07/17/2012

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MO Revenues Up In 2012…But A Surplus? Not Even Maybe

Unexpected windfall needed to cover disaster-related expenses.

07/04/2012

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Local Volunteers Get Disaster Response Advice

Workshop one of six being held across Missouri

04/27/2012

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Jefferson County Students Train For Disasters

They’re undergoing CERT training in case disaster strikes

03/01/2012

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Are You Prepared For A Disaster?

Red Cross holding conference to help you be prepared

02/28/2012

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2011: The Year Weather Ruled Our Lives

Missouri was involved in three separate weather disasters that caused at least $1 billion in damage.

12/14/2011

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Nixon Wants 100 MO Counties To Be Declared Heat Disaster Areas

Many counties lost up to a third of their projected crop yields to heat, drought.

09/15/2011

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