Newly-elected Pope Francis--Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina--waves to an adoring crowd at the Vatican.
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Tornado nearly follows path of ‘99 storm
A massive F4 tornado with winds estimated at 200 mph spun through this city Monday afternoon, killing approximately 91 persons and taking a path eerily close to the May 3, 1999, storm that killed 43.
Will Rogers Masonic Lodge accepting donations for Moore tornado survivors
The Will Rogers Masonic Lodge is enlisting the community’s help to provide items for the victims of the Moore tornado.
Sen. Coburn wants tornado aid paid through other cuts
Conservative Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn says that any additional federal aid to help tornado victims and to rebuild devastated areas of his state should be financed with cuts to other programs in the government’s $3.6 trillion budget.
Obama pledges urgent aid to Oklahoma town
President Barack Obama pledged urgent government help for Oklahoma Tuesday in the wake of “one of the most destructive” storms in the nation’s history.
Rogers County resident promotes monarch migration
Monarch butterflies are migrating from the mountains in Mexico to Canada during this month.
Under Wire, Over Fire: Inola ranch hosts Dash
Thousands of runners from across Oklahoma and surrounding states headed to Inola Saturday to run in the “Warrior Dash” 5K run and obstacle course, hosted by Moore’s Flying M Ranch.
Moore Tornado: Death toll revised, at least 24 killed
Emergency crews combed the sticks and rubble remains of an Oklahoma City suburb Tuesday morning less than a day after a massive tornado slammed through the community, flattening homes and demolishing an elementary school. At least 24 people were killed, including at least seven children, and those numbers were expected to climb.
Commissioners set Special Meeting to consider Road Tax vote validity
The Rogers County Commissioners set a special meeting for 1 p.m. Wednesday to determine if the May 14 One-Cent Sales tax vote should be rendered invalid.
UPDATE: Tornado-hit states brace for more bad storms
When Lindsay Carter heard on the radio that a violent storm was approaching her rural Oklahoma neighborhood, she gathered her belongings and fled. When she returned, there was little left.
Tornadoes knock trucks over, leave trail of damage
Several tornadoes roared through Oklahoma Sunday, knocking semi-trucks off the overpass of U.S. Highway 177 onto Interstate 40 in Shawnee and causing damage on the southeast side of Carney.
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