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Meteorologists Can’t Predict 2012 Tornado Season

Called the wildcards of weather


JOPLIN, MO - MAY 23:  Jim Martin videotapes the damage as he and his wife attempt to salvage medication from her brother's home before a second storm moves in, on May 23, 2011 in Joplin, Missouri. "Twenty minutes before the storm, he left to go to church.  He would have been in that basement if he hadn't gone," Janet Martin said. A powerful tornado ripped through the densely populated town of Joplin yesterday killing at least 89 people. (Photo by Julie Denesha/Getty Images)

Fewer Tornadoes This Year, Scientist Predicts

“The odds of having one this year anything like last year are pretty slim,” said Kevin Trenberth, senior scientist with the National Center of Atmospheric Research.


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Missouri and Utah Get Largest Share of Disaster Money

Together taking in $109 million, or more than one-third of the $308 million in aid from Department of Agriculture.


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Missouri Budget Director Grilled Over Disaster Funds

Rep. Ryan Silvey claims Nixon’s actions were unconstitutional.


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Special Panel Will Probe Missouri’s Disaster-Filled 2011

Show Me State slammed by tornadoes, blizzards, flooding and intense heat.


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Psychological Help for Disaster Suvivors

Thousands of people are coping with nightmares and other emotional issues.


Joplin, Missouri Reels After F5 Tornado Devastates Town, Kills Over 130

AG Sues “Fraudulent” Joplin Tornado Charities

They collected, but never distributed donations.


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Joplin Landlord Accused Of Price Gouging Tornado Victims

One tenant alleges rent went up more than $100.


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Towing Company Accused of Scamming Joplin Victims

AG claims vehicles taken without permission


Sugar, a 10-year-old cocker spaniel, was brought to the University of Missouri Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital after the May 22, 2011 tornado in Joplin. A spinal injury had resulted in her hind legs being paralyzed. (Photo/MU News Bureau)

Dog Paralyzed in Joplin Tornado, Back on her Paws

Sugar, the cocker spaniel, treated at University of Missouri Veterinary Hospital