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The Joplin High School sign is seen in front of the rubble of the school after the letters H and E were placed on it reading 'Hope' as the town rebuilds from the catastrophic tornado that hit almost one year ago on May 19, 2012 in Joplin, Missouri. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Joplin Residents Continue to Rebuild and Remember Deadly Tornado

The scenes of devastation in Moore, Oklahoma are causing flashbacks for Joplin residents who paused Wednesday to remember the deadly tornado that hit two years ago.

05/22/2013

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How You Can Help Recovery Efforts in Oklahoma

As recovery efforts continue in Moore, Oklahoma today, the nation’s largest charities are offering several ways for you to help out.

05/21/2013

Piles of debris lie around a home destroyed by a tornado May 21, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. The town reported a tornado of at least EF4 strength and two miles wide that touched down yesterday killing at least 24 people and leveling everything in its path. U.S. President Barack Obama promised federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts.  (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images

HRABE: Return To Normalcy, At Least For A Few Hours

Over the past few months, it seems like there have been too many instances where sports have served as a distraction.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–05/21/2013

Neighborhoods are flattened and buildings are on fire after a mile-wide tornado moved through the Oklahoma City area Monday, May 20, 2013. (Credit: CBS News)

Joplin Police, Firefighters Head to Oklahoma

The team consists of about a dozen police and firefighters. It will conduct a needs assessment and help determine areas in which Moore needs further assistance.

05/21/2013

Meteorologist: 2013 Tornado Activity at Record Low

“There is no comparison of 2013 to 2011,” Anthony Lupo said. “In 2011, we had a record number of tornadoes.”

05/13/2013

St. Louis firefighter Bruce Stalmech clears the snow from the apron at Engine House 29 in St. Louis on February 21, 2013. A morning ice storm and then several inches of snow have slowed or closed roads, businesses and schools. ( UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

2nd Winter Storm In Days Blasts Central US

Kansas City, Mo., Mayor Sly James declared a state of emergency, and flights in and out of Kansas City International Airport were canceled.

02/26/2013

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UPDATE: Police Search For Mom of Abandoned Baby

Her 3-month-old son, Donovan Prom, was found in a St. Louis County apartment building on Friday morning.

01/07/2013

Severe Drought Threatens Midwest Corn Crops

Illinois Climatologist Expects US Drought Through 2013

The drought has withered crops and lowered the Mississippi River’s levels to a point that could force slowdowns, if not shutdowns, of barge traffic.

12/07/2012

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FBI Agent: Bucket List Bandit Caught in Oklahoma

He’s believed to be responsible for bank robberies in nine states.

09/14/2012

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Oklahoma Gunslinger Headed to Prison

Robert Cummings opened fire inside a southwest Missouri bar that refused to serve him more beer.

05/16/2012

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