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OKC ribbon cutting

Love’s rebuilds store destroyed by tornado

Love’s Travel Stops officials reopened a store May 15 that was destroyed when it was hit by a tornado on May 10, 2010. The store, at Interstate 40 and Choctaw Road, took a direct hit as Love’s general manager Warren Waltz and several employees and customers sought shelter inside. The new store is 11,000 square

Moore’s code

Last week, the Moore City Council approved a measure to adopt new residential building codes. Beginning April 17, the city will require residential builders in Moore to add roof sheathing, hurricane clips or framing anchors, continuous plywood bracing and wind-resistant garage doors to their new homes. “We have seen from this (May 20, 2013) tornado

Preaching relief

The state Baptist General Convention recently celebrated 40 years of its disaster-relief program that has assisted people from coast to coast in almost every type of tragedy, including hurricanes, floods, wildfires and tornadoes. In 2013, disaster-relief volunteers were spread thin as they helped clean up flooded homes in Colorado, provided assistance to superstorm Sandy victims

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