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Fierce storms, tornadoes hit Oklahoma; state of emergency declared
Fierce storms, tornadoes hit Oklahoma; state of emergency declared

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin declared a state of emergency for 25 counties on Thursday after severe storms tore through the state with fierce straight-line winds and tornadoes that killed one person, injured others and destroyed buildings.  “Last night’s storms led to widespread damage throughout a large portion of the state,” Fallin said in a statement. “I appreciate the ongoing work of our first responders who have been working through the night to assist those in need.” Storms destroyed buildings, tore off roofs and ravaged a mobile home park in a suburb of Tulsa, according to the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office.  Some...

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