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Lawmakers to take up tornado recovery bill
Oklahoma lawmakers are preparing to take up legislation to appropriate $45 million in emergency funds to help pay for recovery efforts following deadly tornadoes in central Oklahoma.
FBI: Man fatally shot in Boston bombing probe
A man being questioned by authorities in the Boston bombing probe was fatally shot when he initiated a violent confrontation, FBI officials said Wednesday.
Proposed budget balances fee increases with infrastructure improvements
The Claremore City Council will host a special meeting workshop to discuss a 2013-14 budget that would include several fee increases.
Election Board does not certify 1-Cent Sales Tax vote
The Rogers County Election Board voted Tuesday not to certify results of the May 14 One-Cent Sales Tax election on advice from Assistant District Attorney David Iski.
Oklahoma twister a top-of-the-scale EF-5
The National Weather Service says the tornado that hit Moore, Okla., was a top-of-the-scale EF-5 twister with winds of at least 200 mph.
Power of Moore tornado dwarfs Hiroshima bomb
Wind, humidity and rainfall combined precisely to create the massive killer tornado in Moore, Okla. And when they did, the awesome amount of energy released over that city dwarfed the power of the atomic bomb that leveled Hiroshima.
- Photos: Aftermath of massive tornado in Moore Storm victims were pulled from the rubble and residents began surveying the damage late Monday and early Tuesday in the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, where a powerful tornado destroyed entire neighborhoods and left dozens dead.
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.
Crews race to find survivors of Oklahoma twister
Emergency crews searched the broken remnants of an Oklahoma City suburb Tuesday for survivors of a massive tornado that flattened homes and demolished an elementary school. At least 24 people were killed, including at least nine children, and those numbers were expected to climb.
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.
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