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OKG Newsletter


Topic: tornado

Praise the who?


CFN

Gazette staff
The world’s news media does so enjoy the caricature of Oklahoma as the buckle of the Bible Belt. And, yes, while there’s no denying that much of the Sooner State’s population is devout, every so often a TV correspondent will stumble across an Okie who hasn’t gotten the memo. That’s what happened last week when CNN’s Wolf Blitzer did a live TV interview with a woman whose family survived the May 20 tornado.
 
Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Mother and son

A Moore woman, her son and a small dog experience the ordeal of May 20.


News

Tim Farley
In the wake of the sorrow and tears surrounding the May 20 tornado, a small but welcome dose of laughter and smiles arrived when an injured Moore woman, Pam Chandler, was reunited with her dog, a black dachshund named Abby.
 
Wednesday, May 29, 2013

A tragedy on Twitter

The May 20 tornado and its aftermath unfold in 140 characters or less.


News

Jenn Scott
The digital age has revolutionized how we interact with one another. In the case of the May 20 tornado, it provides a unique snapshot of history as it unfolds.
 
Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Not business as usual

Two havens for entertainment are among scores of businesses impacted by the tornado.


News

Jerry Bohnen
Two iconic entertainment venues were among the scores of businesses hit hard by the May 20 tornado.
 
Wednesday, May 29, 2013

MAPS for trauma


Commentary

Andrew Rice
In April 2010, I attended an Oklahoma City Thunder playoff game against the Los Angeles Lakers and stood the entire game, along with 18,000 others. Our young team made a furious comeback to win. I did not lose my voice that night from cheering; I lost it from screaming.
 
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
 
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