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Aug 28th

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Crews dig through night after deadly Oklahoma twister

MOORE, Okla. — Search and rescue crews worked through the night after a monstrous tornado barreled through the Oklahoma City suburbs, demolishing an elementary school and reducing homes to piles of splintered wood. At least 51 people were killed, including at least 20 children, and those numbers were expected to climb, officials said Tuesday.

The storm stripped leaves off trees and left scores of blocks in Moore barren and dark. Rescuers walked through neighborhoods where Monday's powerful twister flattened home after home, listening for voices calling out from the rubble. A helicopter buzzed above, shining lights on crews below.

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Christus to close main Shreveport hospital

SHREVEPORT (AP) — Christus Health will close Sutton Children's Medical Center in Shreveport as it moves services from Christus Schumpert St. Mary Place to south Shrevepor...

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Updated: Explo license revoked

Updated: Explo license revoked
Louisiana State Police (LSP) announced Monday afternoon that Explo System’s Inc. has finalized properly storing the remaining explosive material, which was housed indoors...

Last Updated ( May 21, 2013 )

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Fleming: Audit IRS

Fleming: Audit IRS

WASHINGTON — The ousted head of the Internal Revenue Service apologized to Congress on Friday for his agency's tougher treatment of tea party and other conservative group...

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Children end school year with annual fishing trip

Children end school year with annual fishing trip

Hundreds of school children enjoyed the last Friday of the 2012-2013 school year by fishing under the direction of professional angler Homer Humphreys and the Louisiana D...

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Caney opens Friday

Caney opens Friday

Time for fun in the sun at Caney Lakes Recreation Areas.

"We are completing park maintenance and mowing, but the beach area is ready, along with the bathrooms," said James...

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UCH:Fuller Street rehab still under way

UCH:Fuller Street rehab still under way

United Christian Home rehabilitation continues on Fuller Street in both property and person. Edward Brasher who came to United Christian Home approximately 18 months ago ...

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