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Astros Contribute To Oklahoma Tornado Relief Efforts

The Houston Astros will be raising money this week at Minute Maid Park for ongoing Oklahoma tornado relief efforts.

05/27/2013

Rescue workers continue their efforts searching through rubble of Plaza Towers Elementary School on May 21, 2013 in Moore, Okla. (credit: Benjamin Krain/Getty Images)

Deadly Oklahoma Tornado Could Cost More Than $2 Billion

The cost of a massive tornado that battered an Oklahoma City suburb could be more than $2 billion, according to a preliminary estimate announced Wednesday by the Oklahoma Insurance Department.

05/22/2013

The bank vault is all that's left standing at the Tinker Federal Credit Union in Moore, Okla., following Monday's deadly tornado. (credit: Tinker Federal Credit Union)

22 People Survive Deadly Tornado Inside Vault As Bank Destroyed Around Them

More than 20 people are lucky to be alive after taking shelter inside a bank vault during Monday’s deadly tornado in Moore, Okla.

05/22/2013

Rescue workers continue their efforts searching through rubble of Plaza Towers Elementary School on May 21, 2013 in Moore, Okla. (credit: Benjamin Krain/Getty Images)

School Where 7 Students Died Lacked Tornado Safe Room

With an ominous storm approaching, the Moore Public School District flashed a text alert to parents: “We are currently holding all students until the current storm danger is over. Students are being released to parents only at this time.”

05/22/2013

People walk through a damaged area near the Moore Warren Theater after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Okla. (Credit: Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Okla. Museum Bill To Be Pulled For Tornado Relief

The Oklahoma Historical Society is asking state lawmakers to postpone consideration of a museum funding bill so they can concentrate on tornado relief.

05/21/2013

Damage is seen after a tornado swept through. (Credit: Julie Denesha/Getty images)

Woman Finds Dog Lost During Tornado While Being Interviewed

A woman who thought she had lost it all found one of the things most precious to her while being interviewed on live television – her pet dog, buried alive under the rubble of her former home.

05/21/2013

A part of the damage left in the wake of the Oklahoma tornado that killed at least 24. (credit: Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Okla. Tornado Survivor Held Daughter By Hair To Save Her Life

A survivor of the Oklahoma tornado that killed at least 24 people, including nine children, said she held on to her daughter’s hair to prevent her from flying away into the tornado.

05/21/2013

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OKC Residents Asked To Conserve Water

Oklahoma City residents are being asked to assist with the conservation of water after tornadoes ravaged several areas and devastated communities on Monday.

05/21/2013

Philip Gotcher stands in the rubble of his house after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Okla. (credit: Brett Deering/Getty Images)

More Than 100 Survivors Pulled From Debris Overnight

There have been glimmers of hope despite the carnage a deadly tornado left behind in Moore, Okla., Monday.

05/21/2013

Piles of debris and mangled trees remain after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Okla. (credit: Brett Deering/Getty Images)

In Tornado’s Wake, Worried Parents Seek Out Kids

The parents and guardians stood in the muddy grass outside a suburban Oklahoma City church, listening as someone with a bullhorn called out the names of children who were being dropped off — survivors of a deadly tornado that barreled through their community.

05/21/2013

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