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Monday, May 23, 2011

Death toll climbing in Joplin, Mo.

Posted By on Mon, May 23, 2011 at 6:09 AM

Latest news puts tornado deaths in Joplin, Mo., last night at 89, and a Red Cross spokesman says a huge percentage of the city is all but destroyed.

A video clip here.

Washington Post coverage includes a striking photo of a storm-ravaged Joplin hospital, including a flattened medical helicopter.

Here's a chilling YouTube report from a group in a building smashed by the storm.

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