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Ill. Gov. Makes Stops to Tornado Struck Cities

Gov. Pat Quinn is set to visit several Illinois communities that were hit by deadly tornadoes.

03/05/2014

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)

First Round of New Joplin Schools Now Open

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon was on hand Wednesday to help officially open Soaring Heights Elementary School.

01/30/2014

Damaged cars near the Plaza Towers Elementary School after the F5 tornado that leveled parts of Moore, Okla. (Getty Images)

Oklahoma Teacher Names Her Son After Student Killed In Tornado

Jennifer Rogers was 8 weeks pregnant when the tornado leveled her classroom, breaking her back and killing 6 students.

01/29/2014

WASHINGTON, IL - NOVEMBER 18: Aerial view of destruction of  the F-4 tornado that struck on November 17, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. Several tornadoes touched down across the Midwest sunday and with six people dead in Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Tornado-Damaged Ill. Village Upset Over Aid Denial

Gov. Quinn says he’ll appeal FEMA decision to deny federal relief.

01/11/2014

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3 Arrested for Looting Tornado-Damaged Home in Washington, IL

Three Peoria men are in custody after investigators say they were looting a tornado-damaged home in the central Illinois community of Washington.

12/12/2013

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Washington Dog Found After 9 Days Under Rubble

A dog and his owner have been reunited after the animal was found under a pile of rubble a week after a tornado ripped through an Illinois city.

11/29/2013

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City Lifts Curfew In Washington After Tornado

The curfew is being lifted in the tornado-battered central Illinois community of Washington.

11/22/2013

Tornado Survivor Finds His Missing Dog Buried Alive Under Rubble

When a deadly tornado tore through a man’s town Sunday, he thought his dog was gone forever.

11/19/2013

WASHINGTON, IL - NOVEMBER 18: Damaged buildings along Washington Road in the aftermath of a tornado on November 18, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. A fast-moving storm system that produced several tornadoes that touched down across the Midwest left behind a path of destruction in 12 states.  (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Ill. Gov. Quinn Adds Another 6 Counties to Disaster Area

Sunday’s storms spawned tornadoes that pummeled the state, killing at least six people and destroying hundreds of homes and businesses.

11/19/2013

WASHINGTON, IL - NOVEMBER 17: Residents of Elgin Avenue sort through debris after a tornado struck on November 17, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. Several tornadoes touched down across the Midwest today with at least three people reported dead in Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

St. Louis Red Cross Dispatches Teams to Help Ill. Tornado Victims

Several dozen Red Cross teams are headed across the state of Illinois to provide storm victims with basic emergency needs such as food, a safe place to stay, health services and emotional support.

11/18/2013

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