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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

North Texas Storm Photo - April 15, 2013

Amazing Video Shot From Inside Kansas Tornado

Severe Storm chasers Brandon Ivey and Sean Casey used their specialized tornado intercept vehicle to film video from inside a Kansas tornado.

05/28/2013

Dana Ulepich searches inside a room left standing at the back of her house, destroyed after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (credit: Brett Deering/Getty Images)

The Home Depot Helping With Moore Recovery

The Home Depot has offered $1 million to help with recovery in Moore, and volunteer workers are heading to Oklahoma on Tuesday to assist in the cleanup efforts.

05/28/2013

Volunteers from Tinker Air Force Base help a tornado-devastated home owner to salvage belongings from the rubble in Moore, Oklahoma, on May 24, 2013. (credit:Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Civilian Airmen Used Differently After Okla. Tornadoes

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — The Civil Air Patrol normally aids in searches for lost and missing planes, but given Oklahoma’s unpredictable weather, the local agency is often pressed into disaster response. After the two tornadoes […]

05/27/2013

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Storm Shelter Business Soars After Twisters

Storm shelter businesses in North Texas can hardly keep up with demand after a series of deadly tornadoes hit North Texas and Oklahoma.

05/26/2013

US President Barack Obama hugs Julie Lewis whose son was a student in the tornado affected Plaza Towers Elementary School on May 26, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. Obama is in the Oklahoma City area to survey damage from the tornado which struck a week ago and to meet with victims and first responders. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Gov’t With Oklahoma ‘Every Step’ Of The Way

President Barack Obama says tornado-ravaged Moore, Okla., is “a strong community with strong character” but needs help.

05/26/2013

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Texans With Character: Stacy Smith

Oklahoma was devastated by tornadoes this past week, and the recovery efforts have only just started. Stacy Smith gathered the right resources and traveled north to help out man’s best friend.

05/24/2013

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

More Texans Inquiring About & Installing Storm Shelters

After seeing the destruction from the Moore, Oklahoma tornado, some Texans are thinking about their own safety. Phones have been ringing off the hook at Texas companies that sell or install in-ground safe houses or shelters.

CBSDFW.COM–05/23/2013

People walk in their tornado-devastated neighborhood on May 22, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Video Of Man’s Home Torn Apart By Tornado Goes Viral

It was hard to process Tom Lord said. He left for work with his home in Moore, Okla. in perfectly livable condition Monday, and returned to find it torn apart. Lord though, has the rare opportunity, to watch and replay exactly how it happened.

05/22/2013

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