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Official: Two Hurt When Tornado Hits Rural Georgia

An assistant fire chief in rural Georgia says a tornado swept through the area and destroyed a mobile home, injuring two people inside.

01/04/2015

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4 Dead As Severe Weather Slams South

Severe weather slamming through the southern U.S. two days before Christmas killed at least four people, knocked out power to thousands and damaged several homes and buildings.

12/24/2014

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Tornado Victim Sent Final Text As He Took Cover In Bathroom: ‘Goodbye Mama’

A young victim holed up in his bathroom to take cover from the Apr. 27 tornado moving rapidly toward his house used his final moments to send a final pair of text messages to his mother: “Goodbye mama…It’s heading right for me.”

05/05/2014

File photo of volunteers helping clean up after a tornado. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Twister Heals Town Fractured Over Immigration

For years before a tornado hit, Latin American immigrants living in a northeast Alabama town known as “Little Mexico” had little contact with the local English-speaking natives.

05/27/2013

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Kroger Tornado Relief

Kroger stores throughout the Atlanta division are encouraging customers and associates to donate to the American Red Cross, which is providing first aid assistance and meals in the aftermath of the Oklahoma tornadoes. You can help […]

WAOK-AM–05/22/2013

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The Sidney Wood Show: Oklahoma Residents Need Help!

During today’s show, we took the opportunity to look at ways that you can donate to the survivors of the Oklahoma tornado. Also, many of the callers expressed objections to sending money to the victims. […]

WAOK-AM–05/22/2013

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Preparing For A Tornado

As the post-tornado death toll is still affirmed  in Oklahoma – last reported to be 24 victims – the Georgia Emergency Management Agency offers this advice on staying safe in case such a storm is […]

WAOK-AM–05/21/2013

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Two Deaths From EF-2 Tornado

ATLANTA (WAOK)-The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-2 tornado packing winds of 120 miles per hour touched down along the Pike-Meriwether county line Monday night.  The 13-mile path of the twister left nearly […]

WAOK-AM–03/20/2013

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More Than A Dozen Hurt After Tornado Rips Through Mississippi

Residents shaken by a tornado that mangled homes in Mississippi were waking up Monday to a day of removing trees, patching roofs and giving thanks for their survival. More than a dozen in the state were injured.

02/11/2013

File photo of a tornado to pass through Mississippi in 2010. (credit: Getty Images)

Significant Tornado Damage In Hattiesburg, Miss.

An apparent tornado passed through the heart of Hattiesburg on Sunday as part of a wave of severe storms that caused injuries and significant damage.

02/10/2013

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