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At Least Five Dead as Storms Hit Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana

MADILL, Okla. — Severe weather was moving through Mississippi early Thursday after apparent tornadoes tore through parts of Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana, where five deaths included a trailer factory worker whose body was found a quarter mile from his workplace. …

Ellis Island Museum Re-Open ‘Not Likely’ in 2013

The Ellis Island Immigration Museum, which sustained severe damage to its infrastructure from the surging waters of Superstorm Sandy, is not expected to re-open to the public this year, the National Park Service said. The Oct. 29 storm bought water …

Owner of Burned Vermont Building Hopes to Rebuild

The owner of a historic St. Johnsbury, Vt., building severely damaged by fire last month wants to rebuild. Owner Bruno Ravel is still too upset about the fire to talk to reporters. But he has been talking with talking with …

Missouri Governor Declares Emergency After Fatal Storms

Gov. Jay Nixon has declared a disaster because of severe storms that caused significant damage in the southern Missouri. Nixon issued a disaster declaration Wednesday. The declaration allows the State Emergency Management Agency, Missouri State Highway Patrol and other state …