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Joplin, Mo., tornado single deadliest in U.S. since 1950

Published 05/24/2011, Associated Press

Until this week, the single deadliest tornado on record with the National Weather Service in the past six decades was a twister that killed 116 people in Flint, Mich., in 1953. Scroll down the article to see videos featuring an eyewitness account of a Joplin resident caught in a discount store hit by the tornado and a report on the science of super-storms.

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