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Van Students Return To School After Tornado

The first day of school is a special day for many families but, for people in Van, the day has added meaning. Students there are back in class after a tornado struck earlier this year.


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Two Months After Deadly Tornado, Van Residents Continue Re-Building Their Lives

Kimberli Shane says two months later, she still thinks about the EF-3 tornado that slammed her house and her neighborhood in Van.


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Federal Help Arrives In Van For Storm Survivors

A Mobile Registration Intake Center has opened in Van to serve people who sustained damage as a result of severe storms and flooding.


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Twister Kills 13 In Mexico Border City; 12 Missing In Texas

A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother’s arms.


First Baptist Church in Mineral Wells damaged by Tuesday night tornado.

Mineral Wells Church Deals With Significant Tornado Damage

Wednesday evening’s service at the church has been cancelled. But, Pastor Buchanan says he hopes to worship in the sanctuary on Sunday if the building is deemed safe.


Texas First Lady tours Van tornado damage.
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Texas First Lady Visits Tornado-Ravaged Van

Following the school visits, the First Lady received a briefing from local and state officials regarding ongoing recovery efforts.


Tornado damage in Bridgeport.
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Couple Near Bridgeport Credits Pickup Truck And God For Surviving Tornado

“It shocked us at first, we just broke down, we couldn’t believe it.”


Storm damage just south of Bridgeport (Photo by Chopper 11)

Bridgeport Families Assess Storm Damage

Severe weather attacked North Texas on Tuesday night. Bridgeport was among the places that woke up early Wednesday morning with extensive damage to homes.



Tornado Hits Downtown Mineral Wells

Storm damage is hard to miss in Mineral Wells, after a tornado passed right through the heart of downtown on Tuesday night.


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Runaway Bay Homes Destroyed By Storm

Severe weather spawned tornadoes across North Texas on Tuesday night, and one of the hardest hit areas was Wise County, where some residents made it to safety with only seconds to spare.

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Tornadoes Strike Mineral Wells; Damage Reported

One and perhaps two tornadoes have struck the old North Texas resort town of Mineral Wells, and initial reports indicate widespread damage.



Witnesses Eye Twister Near Waxahachie And Palmer

Tense moments south of Dallas after several peole in the area reported seeing what appeared to be a funnel cloud touch down in the area.