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More shelters in forecast
MOORE — Ten children are dead, and Mayor Glenn Lewis wants tornado shelters included in all new homes built in Moore. A proposed municipal ordinance would require a shelter either inside or outside....Continued ...
Disoriented and displaced residents make their way back to devastated homes
Sparks of joy lit up grief-stricken eyes from time to time on Wednesday after Moore residents were allowed back into their neighborhoods for the first time after Monday’s EF-5 tornado devastated much of the city....Continued ...
School administrators focused on the recovery, future
MOORE — Just days after Moore Public Schools suffered the loss of nine students and complete destruction of Plaza Towers and Briarwood Elementary schools, administrators take it a day at a time, as details continue to emerge from affected ...Continued ...
State Senate approves $45 million from Rainy Day fund for relief
OKLAHOMA CITY — The state Senate voted Wednesday to take $45 million from the state Rainy Day Fund for immediate tornado disaster relief....Continued ...
Oklahoma visitor had brush with tornado’s fury
MOORE — Tim Lawrence was just in town to visit his family, but he had to huddle close with them in a storm cellar Monday afternoon as the tornado swept through the neighborhood....Continued ...
Mother endures labor during tornado
Shayla Taylor was ready to give birth to her second child just as the impending destruction of Monday’s EF-5 tornado bore down on the Moore Medical Center....Continued ...
City manager has been through it all before
MOORE — Huddled in his city’s emergency operations center Monday afternoon, Moore City Manager Steve Eddy watched as a massive tornado prepared to tear through his community....Continued ...
Moore and Joplin share common bond in the aftermath
MOORE — Zach Woodcock knew the storms were going to be bad on May 22, 2011, so turning on the Weather Channel was a natural instinct. What he saw filled him with fear. The Moore resident’s family lived in Joplin, Mo....Continued ...
Volunteers clean Moore Cemetery in advance of burials
MOORE — Rosella Poff’s gravestone was laid in Moore Cemetery just nine months ago....Continued ...
UPDATED: ME releases names of tornado victims
Ten children, including two infants, are among the victims of Monday’s tornado, according to the state Medical Examiner. One person has not been identified and next-of-kin have not been contacted for eight other victims....Continued ...
- Plaza Towers teacher’s aide recounts twister
- Officials vow not to quit looking until everyone is found
- First victim identified
- Norman church serves storm victims
- Resident near Plaza Towers tells his story
- More shelters in forecast
Former Sooner takes a stand
All Jade Staggs ever wanted to do was play golf for Oklahoma. Growing up less than 15 miles from the campus, it was her dream school.
From Durant to SaberCats, athletes pitching in for Moore relief
Selfish, conceited, arrogant. These are just a few of the descriptions athletes are often tagged with.
However, it’s often in times of great need that athletes can have the greatest impact. That’s been the case in the response to the EF-5 tornado that struck Moore Monday.
Sooners heading to Super Regionals
The chant reaching near-deafening levels, Lauren Chamberlain finally realized what she was supposed to do.
- Former Sooner takes a stand