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Obama visits tornado-ravaged Joplin; renamed hospital reopens (via CNN Political Ticker)

May 29, 2011

(CNN) — President Barack Obama visited tattered Joplin, Missouri, on Sunday as the town marked a week since a tornado packing winds of more than 200 mph struck, destroying neighborhoods and killing more people than any other U.S. tornado since modern recordkeeping began in 1950. It was the third time in a month Obama visited a community savaged by a terrible act of nature to comfort survivors and talk with local leaders about rebuilding. … Read More

via CNN Political Ticker

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