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Oklahoma emergency management director praises response to storm

Agencies and organizations across Oklahoma came together to provide help during recent winter storm. Each storm provides lessons, says Albert Ashwood, director of the state Emergency Management Department.

BY BRYAN PAINTER Published: February 5, 2011
At the state Emergency Operations Center, Albert Ashwood paces inside his office 25 feet below ground.

The center is in a bunker built in 1963 on the north side of the state Capitol complex.

It’s about 4:30...

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