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Florida tries tornadoes over hurricanes.

Mr. Assidon was watching television in his Plantation, Florida living room. The show’s contestants were dancing up a storm. Suddenly, the roof blew off Mr. Assidon’s house. “We were sitting watching Dancing With the Stars,” said Assidon. “I went to … Continue reading

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Weather officials blame public for Joplin deaths.

There may be a lot of truth in the report, but it still sounds a lot like the National Weather Service is seeking to turn away blame from its own doorstep in the case of the tornado-related deaths in Joplin, … Continue reading

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Late game loses fans and media coverage.

In a small town, the morning newspaper can be put to bed in the wee hours. That is to say, the actual printing of the pages can be done in the morning, and the deadline for news items can be … Continue reading

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Smoky haze greets drivers to downtown Tulsa

It’s a bad sign, stepping out of the front door into a strong odor of grassfire. Or maybe it’s housefire. Hard to tell the difference before that first cup of coffee. The City of Tulsa has posted a notice that … Continue reading

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