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A Goodwill donation station is surrounded by debris after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (credit: Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Ways To Help Tornado Victims In Oklahoma

After disaster strikes, many North Texans begin looking for ways to help out. Several DFW area groups are already reaching out to our neighbors in Moore, Oklahoma.

05/21/2013

Vehicles pass a sign in West, Texas, on April 20, 2013, three days after the April 17 fertilizer 
plant blast which killed and injured residents. (credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Boil Water Notice Lifted In West

A boil water order has been lifted for the town of West as they continue to recover from a fertilizer plant explosion that killed 14 people and damaged dozens of buildings.

05/02/2013

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Cash Donations Coming In For West Residents

At the Czech Stop Bakery in West, a white bucket on the counter is as hot as the kolaches coming out of the oven.

CBS 11–04/30/2013

West Plant Explosion (credit: Getty Images)

Hundreds Seek Help After West Plant Explosion

Red Cross officials say nearly 300 families have visited a relief center since a deadly fertilizer plant explosion decimated a Texas town.

04/29/2013

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City Of West Mourns; Questions Remain

The city of West has essentially shut down due to the number of memorials scheduled in the small community. Little more than a week after the tragedy, people are weary and still want to know what happened…

CBS 11–04/24/2013

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Local ROTC Cadets Raising $ For Explosion Victims

Some North Texas Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets have launched a grassroots effort to raise money for victims of the explosions at the fertilizer plant in West, Texas.

CBSDFW.COM–04/19/2013

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I-Team: West Plant Owner Interview

CBS 11’s Ginger Allen spoke exclusively with the owner of the fertilizer plant in West where hundreds were injured Wednesday evening.

CBS 11–04/17/2013

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American Red Cross Offers New Tornado Warning App

As North Texans prepare for storm season, the American Red Cross today launched its official Tornado App. The free app, available in English or Spanish, offers access to local and real-time weather information.

CBSDFW.COM–03/04/2013

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Fire Rips Through Northeast Dallas Apartments

Fire ripped through a northeast Dallas apartment complex Friday morning, prompting a three-alarm response from Dallas Fire-Rescue. There were no injuries reported.

02/22/2013

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Sources: Lighter Found Near Tree In Haltom City Fire

Investigators say no 911 calls were placed from inside a Haltom City home where a fire near a Christmas tree had erupted.

01/11/2013

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Checking Where & How Your Charitable Donation Is Spent

Americans are more likely to donate to a good cause during the holidays, and charities depend on that generosity. But when donating to non-profit organizations there is a big difference as to where your money goes and how it is spent.

CBS 11–12/17/2012

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15 Families Affected By Dallas Apartment Fire

More than a dozen families in northeast Dallas were left with nothing but the clothes on their backs after a tragic fire ripped through their apartment complex building on Monday night.

12/11/2012

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