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Volunteers and Habitat for Humanity workers busy rebuilding the home of Olga Hernandez and her four children, in Granbury. (credit: CBS 11 NEWS)

Home Destroyed By Tornado Rebuilt For Granbury Family

Volunteers in North Texas are helping a single mother of four rebuild her home after it was destroyed by the tornadoes that touched down in Granbury on May 15.

06/26/2013

Granbury, TX was devastated by a half-mile wide tornado which destroyed many homes, including some that were wiped clean off of their foundations. (credit: stormassist.org)

Mission Granbury Going Strong But Could Use Help

Many of the national groups that were originally in Granbury to help after a tornado tore though the community, killing 7 people, have left. But Mission Granbury is still lending a helping hand.

06/15/2013

James Buescher, driver of the #31 Great Clips Chevrolet, looks on in the garage during practice for the Camping World Truck Series WinStar World Casino 350 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 1, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas. (credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway)

Buescher Humbled By Moore Tornado Victims

James Buescher is looking for more ways to help tornado victims in Oklahoma after the defending NASCAR Truck Series champion spent a day helping clear debris.

06/07/2013

Piles of debris lie around the north side of Plaza Towers Elementary School after it was damaged by a tornado May 21, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (credit: Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Moore Teachers Honored At Texas IndyCar Race

Two teachers from an Oklahoma school demolished by a tornado will be co-grand marshals at the IndyCar Series race Saturday night in Texas.

06/06/2013

A worker drills holes into the cement pad to anchor a safe room shelter. (credit: Julie Denesha/Getty Images)

Safe Room Rebate Program Closed After Less Than 5 Hours

It was a touted as program to help some North Texas residents foot the bill for storm shelters and safe rooms, but few people knew how few reservations were available and apparently even fewer predicted how quickly the spots would be snapped up.

CBSDFW.COM–06/05/2013

A worker drills holes into the cement pad to anchor a safe room shelter. (credit: Julie Denesha/Getty Images)

Get Reimbursed For Storm Shelter Construction

The odds of a tornado hitting your home are extremely small. But, if it were to happen, you would need a place to stay safe. That has pushed many people into building storm shelters.

06/05/2013

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Granbury Graduates Moving On From The Storm

Residents of Granbury aren’t letting May’s deadly storms, which produced tornadoes that hit the community, stop them from celebrating an achievement eighteen years in the making.

05/31/2013

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Thirteen Dead, Hundreds Hurt After Latest Oklahoma Tornadoes

Oklahoma continues to get hit by storms producing tornadoes. A tornado touched down in Oklahoma City’s western suburbs, then barreled toward the state’s largest city as cameras broadcast the approach on television.

05/31/2013

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Massive Tornado Changed How Texas Town Builds Schools

An EF5 tornado that hit Jarrell, Texas 16 years ago nearly wiped the small, Central Texas town off the map. Twenty seven people died.

05/29/2013

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Texas Council Offering Storm Shelter/Safe Room Rebates

With the recent deadly tornadoes that tore through North Texas and Oklahoma, more people are thinking about in stalling storm shelters or safe rooms. Now the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) is helping foot the bill for some of those rooms.

CBSDFW.COM–05/29/2013

Rockwall County Tornado. (Credit: CBSDFW.com)

Viral Video: Stormchasers Film Inside Tornado

Two storm chasers used their tornado intercept vehicle to film a storm in Kansas — from inside a tornado.

KRLD–05/29/2013

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Boys & Girls Club Reaching Out To Granbury Tornado Victims

The tornado two weeks ago in Hood County didn’t just take homes. It took what had become a home away from home for some of the youngest victims.

05/28/2013

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