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Workers cleaning up tornado damage have advice for anyone who has to be out in the heat. “We really push every morning stay hydrated, use the buddy system, we want to have everyone depend on one another,” says Mathew Scott of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “Just take breaks periodically,” says Timothy Allison of Keefton Frio Baptist Church of Oklahoma.  “It is pretty... 
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Joplin Road Runners race to support a good cause

Joplin Road Runners race to support a good cause
The Joplin Road Runners race to support a good cause, the America Cancer Society. Saturday night music pumped the runners up for a mid summer’s night race, the second race of the ‘summer night series’ at the Frisco Greenway South Trailhead. All runs are 5k’s or 10k’s and kick off at sunset. The proceeds of the run benefit all cancer patients. “Starry Night”... 
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Hardware store hosts unique fundraiser

Hardware store hosts unique fundraiser
For every dollar raised, Henkle Ace Hardware lit a luminary to support the Children’s Miracle Network. Thousands of luminary bags will line Madison Street. For the last three weeks the store has collected donations and tonight they will light the luminaries. The bags around the store will have real candles while some around town contain LED lights. Store owners say it’s a great way to... 
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Organizations host rebuilding workshop at MSSU

Organizations host rebuilding workshop at MSSU
Organizations host a rebuilding workshop at MSSU’s Corley Auditorium. Lectures, power points and pamphlets for residents who lost property in the storm. Organizers discussed safer building techniques, like using insulated concrete forms and having storm shelters. FEMA, Perry Construction, Joplin Home Builders’ Association, Solsource Greenbuild, Monolithic Domes, Ozark Energy Sources and... 
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Louisiana church brings help to Joplin church

Louisiana church brings help to Joplin church
Peace Lutheran Church is now operating out of Bethany Presbyterian Church after they lost their building on 20th and Wisconsin in the May 22 tornado. Members of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church from Slidell, Louisiana drove 12 hours to lend a helping hand.  They came with kind words of advice, tools, gift cards and a hot Cajun meal.  In 2005, Hurricane Katrina flooded their church and they felt... 
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Tornado survivors upset with FEMA assistance denial

Tornado survivors upset with FEMA assistance denial
When applying for FEMA assistance if you are turned down at first you might still be eligible for assistance. But some tornado survivors who have applied for FEMA assistance are upset because they keep getting turned down. Dorothy Poe is upset that her insurance claim is not enough and is not sure why she was not approved for FEMA assistance. “The amount that I got back was not even nearly enough... 
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