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Mad Okie's Rants
Community Storm Shelters Save Lives For Those Close By - Some folks were driving home from a high school graduation when they were swept up in that epic tornado in Joplin Monday afternoon. Being caught without a shelter can have deadly consequences. "Seek shelter
Mother Dies Riding Out Moore Tornado With Son - Residents are allowed back to assess the damage, 48 hours after a massive tornado ravaged parts of Moore. Two dozen people lost their lives Monday, including the mother of two brave sons. One of the sons rode out the storm with his mom, and lived to tell their story.
Tornado Victim Finds 2 Very Special Items, Untouched Amongst Destruction - Everyone has something that means everything to them. For one Moore tornado survivor, it was two wedding gifts, still in wrapping paper.
Tulsa Task Force Members Among Those Who Searched For Survivors In Moore - About 40 local volunteers with Oklahoma's Urban Search and Rescue Task Force have collectively spent countless hours searching for victims of the Moore tornado.
Chicago Dispatches 'Comfort Dogs' In Oklahoma's Time Of Need - Howie's trainer says dogs like Howie become instant "best friends," soothing victims' frayed nerves.
Shawnee Tornado Victims Begin To Pick Up Pieces - The preliminary EF4 twister, traveled from Lake Thunderbird to an area just north of Interstate 40 -- a total of 20 miles.
Country Music Superstars Plan Benefits For Oklahoma Tornado Victims - Oklahoma natives Blake Shelton and Toby Keith are planning benefit concerts for Oklahoma tornado victims.
Moore Woman Goes Into Labor During Tornado - The stories we continue to hear are amazing. And News 9's Karl Torp spoke with a woman who was actually in labor right before the storm hit.
News 9 Reunites Tornado Survivor With Dog - Dozens of animals are still missing after Monday's deadly tornado in Moore. Some animals are in shelters while others are being taken in by complete strangers.
Talala Man Captured EF-1 Tornado As It Headed For His Home - With a tornado bearing down on his home Monday evening, a Talala man was resigned to losing his home, before heading underground to get out of the way.
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