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Distraught mom becomes face of Oklahoma storm

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A massive tornado was carving its way through town. There was no time to hesitate. LaTisha Garcia had to get to her children. More>>

Oklahoma residents come home to pick up the pieces

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As state and federal officials work to set up disaster recovery centers to provide aid and assistance, residents of Moore, OK, are beginning the deliberate process of assessing what's left of their homes and possessions and what comes next. More>>

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  • Correction: Hotshots Statue story

    Correction: Hotshots Statue story

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:04 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:04:46 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-04-24 20:57:05 GMT
    A statue has been unveiled honoring 19 members of a firefighting team known as the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died in a 2013 Arizona wildfire.
    A statue has been unveiled honoring 19 members of a firefighting team known as the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died in a 2013 Arizona wildfire.
  • Dozens injured after earthquake in southeast Turkey

    Dozens injured after earthquake in southeast Turkey

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 4:35 AM EDT2018-04-24 08:35:46 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:07 AM EDT2018-04-24 12:07:41 GMT
    Turkish officials say an earthquake shook southeastern Turkey, lightly injuring dozens and causing damage to buildings.
    Turkish officials say an earthquake shook southeastern Turkey, lightly injuring dozens and causing damage to buildings.
  • Volcano in southern Japan erupts for 1st time in 250 years

    Volcano in southern Japan erupts for 1st time in 250 years

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:24:23 GMT
    Tuesday, April 24 2018 12:31 AM EDT2018-04-24 04:31:38 GMT
    (Kyodo News via AP). CORRECTS YEAR - In this April 19, 2018, photo, volcanic smoke billows from Mt. Io, foreground, part of the Kirishima mountain range on Japan’s southern main island of Kyushu, taken over Ebino city, Miyazaki prefecture. The Meteorol...(Kyodo News via AP). CORRECTS YEAR - In this April 19, 2018, photo, volcanic smoke billows from Mt. Io, foreground, part of the Kirishima mountain range on Japan’s southern main island of Kyushu, taken over Ebino city, Miyazaki prefecture. The Meteorol...
    A volcano in southern Japan has erupted for the first time in 250 years, and the authorities have set up a no-go zone around the mountain.
    A volcano in southern Japan has erupted for the first time in 250 years, and the authorities have set up a no-go zone around the mountain.
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  • Preliminary subdivision proposals approved by MAPC

    Preliminary subdivision proposals approved by MAPC

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-04-25 01:03:06 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Jonesboro Metropolitan Planning Commission will consider preliminary plans for two subdivisions during Tuesday's meeting.

    The Jonesboro Metropolitan Planning Commission will consider preliminary plans for two subdivisions during Tuesday's meeting.

  • Community supports business owners after cancer diagnosis

    Community supports business owners after cancer diagnosis

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:38 PM EDT2018-04-25 00:38:22 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Hardy community is coming together to help business owners overcome a hard time.

    The Hardy community is coming together to help business owners overcome a hard time.

  • Hutchinson to host town hall in Jonesboro

    Hutchinson to host town hall in Jonesboro

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:13 PM EDT2018-04-25 00:13:47 GMT
    Gov. Asa Hutchinson (Source: Arkansas Governor's Office)Gov. Asa Hutchinson (Source: Arkansas Governor's Office)
    Gov. Asa Hutchinson (Source: Arkansas Governor's Office)Gov. Asa Hutchinson (Source: Arkansas Governor's Office)

    Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson will be hosting a town hall public meeting in Jonesboro Tuesday, May 1.

    Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson will be hosting a town hall public meeting in Jonesboro Tuesday, May 1.

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