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OKG Newsletter


Topic: plaza towers

Dispatches from a disaster


News

Tim Farley
Adam Johnston had never seen a tornado until Monday. Now, he’s ready to move back to California.
 
Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Seeking shelter for students


Commentary

Rep. Joe Dorman
Forty-seven lives were lost during the storms that hit our state last month. The death toll could have been lower if suitable shelters were widely available.
 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Booking it to Moore

Residents of a Texas retirement community contribute to a local book drive for Moore schoolchildren.


News

Molly Evans
Residents of a senior living community in East Texas were deeply touched by news reports of the May 20 tornado that devastated Moore. The seniors — some of them retired teachers, some grandparents and great-grandparents — were especially concerned about the young students of Plaza Towers and Briarwood, the two elementary schools demolished by that EF5 twister.
 
Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Back to class

Moore elementary school educators start over with the help of an adopt-a-teacher program.


News

Dean Anderson
Valerie Singleton has been a teacher at Moore’s Briarwood Elementary School for more than 25 years.

 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Hunkered down

Parents who lost children in May 20 tornadoes are fighting mad about what they feel are attempts to sabotage their attempt to get storm shelters built in schools.


News

Tim Farley
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and Attorney General Scott Pruitt are trying to sabotage a citizen-led effort to place storm shelters in every public school, say two mothers whose children perished in the May 20 tornado.
 
Friday, October 18, 2013

Shelter battle

Lawsuit claims conflict of interest, Take Shelter Oklahoma wants state Attorney General removed from a storm shelter petition drive.


News

Tim Farley
Thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from leading business executives could force Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to disqualify himself from a legal battle involving a statewide storm shelter petition drive.
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
 
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