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Diana Palmore and her two children survived in Plaza Towers Elementary School on Monday afternoon when it was destroyed by a powerful tornado.
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Relatives of Megan Billingsley Futrell and her 3-month-old son, Case, grieved Tuesday outside a crumbled 7-Eleven in Moore. The two were killed Monday when a powerful tornado wiped out the store and an adjacent neighborhood.
Most of the $500 million from the bond issue would pay for storm shelters in public schools.
Meteorologist David Andra said his colleagues never forget their focus is the safety of people, those they know and many they don't.
While many Moore businesses will be working to repair the brick-and-mortar part of the store, bringing customers back after the storm takes work, too.
MOORE — Dorise Stanley Biddie stood amid the rubble of her home Tuesday and had a quick reply for anyone who stopped by. “I tell 'em, ‘I'm not giving up yet,'” Biddie said. “‘I crawled out of that hole over there, I'm not giving up.'”
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