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Joplin Tornado (2011)

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  • Help starts arriving for tornado victims in Kimberling City

    Help starts arriving for tornado victims in Kimberling City
    KIMBERLING CITY, Mo. -- Volunteers started showing up here on Thursday to help with cleanup and recovery efforts.  Some even came from Joplin with a sense that they're paying back some of the help received by that city last year. The EF-2 tornado damaged...
  • Tornadoes Kill At Least 36 In U.S. Midwest, South

    Tornadoes Kill At Least 36 In U.S. Midwest, South
    HENRYVILLE, Indiana (Reuters) - Violent storms and tornadoes raked across a huge swath of the U.S. Midwest and Southeast, killing at least 36 people in four states, authorities said on Saturday. The fast-moving twisters spawned by massive thunderstorms...
  • Obama to address graduates at Joplin High School

    Obama to address graduates at Joplin High School
    President Barack Obama will deliver a high school commencement address in Joplin, Missouri, nearly a year after a killer tornado ravaged that city, the White House said Monday. Obama will deliver remarks on May 21, just one day before the first...
  • NWS begins testing new impact-based warning system

    NWS begins testing new impact-based warning system
    The National Weather Service is testing a new tornado warning system that uses some strong language in an attempt to spur immediate action. The new impact-based warning system includes damage threats that can rise to a "catastrophic" level. A...
  • Blast from the Past Helps Current Students with Back to School

    Blast from the Past Helps Current Students with Back to School
    Nearly three months have passed since a deadly tornado touched down in Joplin, Missouri. People in surrounding areas including Kansas City haven't forgotten. On Saturday, a local business held a grand opening  by getting the kids of Joplin ready to go...
  • 'Neighbors Helping Neighbors' Fills Truck For Joplin, MO

    'Neighbors Helping Neighbors' Fills Truck For Joplin, MO
    On the afternoon of May 22nd, a tornado struck the town of Joplin, Missouri. More than 100 people were killed and massive destruction was left behind That's why 'Neighbors Helping Neighbors' teamed up with the Make-A-Wish foundation to try to fill a...
  • Efforts by Springfield-Greene County Health Dept. caught deadly fungus early.

    Efforts by Springfield-Greene County Health Dept. caught deadly fungus early.
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo -- In the aftermath of the Joplin tornado area hospitals were swamped with injuries and critical patients. A St. John's physician came across something unusual in the midst of it all. Efforts at the local level helped health care...
  • Joplin Students Head Back to Class

    Joplin Students Head Back to Class
    Less than three months after an EF-5 tornado destroyed much of their town, students in Joplin are heading back to class on Wednesday - some of them in a new school created in a former big-box store. FOX 4's Abby Eden is Working for You from Joplin with...
  • 87 Days After the Tornado, School Begins in Joplin

    87 Days After the Tornado, School Begins in Joplin
    The school year ended abruptly on May 22nd in Joplin, Mo. when the country's deadliest single tornado tore through the small Missouri town, wiping out half of it. Children lost loved ones; lost everything they owned. Wednesday morning, school resumed for...
  • Ava police officer searches for owner of love letter found after Joplin tornado

    Ava police officer searches for owner of love letter found after Joplin tornado
    AVA, Mo. -- In the age of e-mail, Facebook and text messaging, writing actual letters seem to be a thing of the past.  However, it is that past that is inspiring a police officer from Ava to help return a half-century-old letter to its rightful owner....
  • Joplin's First Day of School Gets Kids Back to Normal

    Joplin's First Day of School Gets Kids Back to Normal
    When you look at the damage Joplin schools sustained in the May 22 tornado, you can see why a lot of people said the district was crazy to try and start school on time. But they did. Teachers and parents said it was essential to get the kids back to...
  • Owner of love letter lost in Joplin tornado debris is found near Wasola

    Owner of love letter lost in Joplin tornado debris is found near Wasola
    WASOLA, Mo. -- So many memories were lost in the Joplin tornado, but at least one piece of history was found and returned to its rightful owner.  While on an investigation, an Ava police officer was handed a letter found in the debris from the Joplin...