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Businesses pledge $1.2M to build school shelters
Private money will save the lives of Oklahoma schoolchildren, state legislators said Thursday at a press conference at the Capitol. Lawmakers joined forces to create a nonprofit, Shelter Oklahoma Schools, with the mission of building ...
Residents seek shelters from storms, tornadoes
Residential storm shelters are not cheap, and many low-income people in Oklahoma cannot afford them. That is reinforced by the state’s policy of not offering shelter subsidies based on income or net worth....
Oklahoma awarded $10M emergency grant for cleanup
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin announced Thursday that Oklahoma has been awarded up to $10 million in National Emergency Grant assistance from the U.S. Department of Labor. An initial $5 million will be allocated to the ...
Highland East teachers share their stories of the May 20 tornado
MOORE — Harrowing tales of heroism scraped the emotional wounds laid open May 20 by a tornado that plowed a deadly path of destruction through the city....
Three Chambers of Commerce join to help get businesses back on their feet
When disaster strikes, business owners are forced to take stock of the damage and figure out what they need so they can open their doors again....
Georgia hospital reaches out to Moore Medical Center
News about the recent tornado damage to Moore Medical Center struck a nerve with employees at a Georgia hospital that was wiped out in 2007 by an EF-3 tornado....
Moore puts grades online, plans to rebuild Briarwood and Plaza Towers
MOORE — Parents of Moore Public Schools students will be able to check their children’s grades online beginning at 4 p.m. today through June 14 from the parent portal on the district’s website....
Tornado Tips: Auto claims, sleep study, horse help and SNAP
Auto claim help OKLAHOMA CITY – Property and auto insurance claims related to the May 19 and 20 tornadoes in Oklahoma have already reached 22,422, according to a data call by the Oklahoma Insurance Department (OID). Several OID consumer ...
Moore could make use of Norman’s debris-management plan
The tornado that tore through Moore earlier this month left a trail of devastated homes and buildings in its wake....
Journey Church steps up
Since tornados ravaged central Oklahoma last week, more than 6,000 people from all over the United States have volunteered through Journey Church in Norman to help tornado victims. Behind the church stands a 20,000 square foot tent full ...
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