Oklahoma tornadoes: Storm shelters are expensive, difficult to place at every school, Joplin school official says

Joplin, Mo., school officials gave storm shelters little thought before a tornado leveled much of their city in 2011.

BY SILAS ALLEN Published: May 29, 2013

MOORE — Before an EF5 tornado roared through town in May 2011, school officials in Joplin, Mo., hadn’t devoted serious attention to the lack of storm shelters in the district.

Now, officials there...

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