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Cruzin on the Plaza will be Friday through Sunday at Pullman Plaza.
Huge tornado hits Oklahoma City suburb, kills 51
A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200 mph. At least 51 people were killed, and officials said the death toll was expected to rise.
What you need to know about preparing for tornadoes
Tornado survivors and seasoned observers suggest people do two simple things to prepare for tornadoes: Know where to take shelter, and move quickly when the time comes.
VIDEO: How technology helps predict tornadoes
At the National Storm Prediction Center in Oklahoma, the team charged with predicting tornadoes relies on ever-changing technology to determine when and where storms may strike.
LIVE BLOG: Massive tornado hits south of OKC
A massive tornado touched down Monday afternoon in Moore, Okla., just south of Oklahoma City. Follow live coverage of the aftermath of the storm.
3 of Farmer’s ag department staff admit to ethics violation
Three former employees of Richie Farmer’s agriculture department have agreed to settlements with the Executive Branch Ethics Commission, accepting reprimands and fines.
Stumbo wants redistricting resolved
House Speaker Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, on Monday filed a response to a federal suit asking courts to require the General Assembly to redraw state legislative maps and at the same time called for a special session to end the controversy.
Greenup County American Legion Post 43 facing charges
American Legion Post 43 in Greenup County was charged with two counts of selling alcohol in a dry territory and two counts of promoting gambling in the second degree, according to a release from the Public Protection Cabinet’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) and the Department of Charitable Gaming.
Rail City Railroad Days coming in June
Rail City Railroad Days will chug into Russell on June 7 and 8.
Several thefts reported to APD
The following information was taken from Ashland Police Department reports:
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