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Obama plans Oklahoma visit to tour tornado areas
President Barack Obama is expected to visit tornado-ravaged areas of Oklahoma on Sunday and thank volunteers and first-responders for their efforts.
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Mom delivered baby as tornado struck
Shayla Taylor’s second child was moments from birth as an EF-5 tornado bore down on Moore Medical Center on Monday afternoon.
Her labor was too far along to move her to safety with the rest of those in the hospital, her nurses decided. So as her husband, Jerome, and their 4-year-old son, Shaiden, went downstairs with the others, she and four nurses stayed upstairs and braced for the worst.
Storm-weary residents return to their homes
Digging through the rubble of an unrecognizable city, people in this Oklahoma City suburb found familiar pieces of life before Monday’s tornado.
Work crews recovered a dresser that belonged to Rachel Hernandez from the remains of her home near Southeast Fourth Street and Bryant Avenue. Inside was a treasured photo of her grandmother at age 17.
“I had an entire collection of family photos in that dresser,” said Hernandez, who also salvaged a German antique pot, as well as some mementoes she didn’t recognize.
Oklahoma tornado victims identified
Ten children — including two infants — are among those killed by a monster tornado that slashed through parts of Oklahoma City and this suburb Monday afternoon.
Toll of Terror: Moore tornado by the numbers
The tale of the May 20 Moore and Oklahoma City tornado can partially be told just by the numbers. They include:
• 24: Killed, including 10 children.
Commissioners present seniors community service awards
Commissioners Ray Vaughn and Brian Maughan presented awards for community service to several Oklahoma county seniors.
Faith community responds to Moore tornado victims
Inspired by teachings related to helping others in a time of need, members of faith-based groups are aiding victims of Monday’s killer tornado in Moore.
Police investigate bomb threat at Edmond Walmart
A bomb threat phoned into an Edmond Walmart has turned out to be a hoax, police said.
Spokeswoman Jenny Monroe said at 1:16 p.m. Wednesday the Edmond Police Department received information about the threat phoned into the Walmart located at 2200 W. Danforth Rd.
SEAS ranks No. 1 in Oklahoma in First in Math online program
Students at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton were rewarded for their mathematics skills Monday in an all-school assembly as they received the No. 1 spot in a national online math program. In addition to the students, two teachers were also recognized for the number of math problems they solved correctly.
UPDATE: How to donate, find drop-off locations for relief supplies
Below is a listing of where donations may be taken in the Edmond area to help the Moore/Oklahoma tornado victims:
The Edmond Sun is serving as a drop-off location for the downtown Edmond area for the American Red Cross. Supplies only may be dropped off at 123 S. Broadway and residents may use the back door to enter the building. Parking is available behind the building at the Festival Market Place. Donations may be taken to Café Evoke, 103 S. Broadway, from 5-10 p.m.
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