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Over One Hundred Dead As Major Tornado Devastates Joplin, Missouri
Debris from homes and cars are seen flung about after dozens of homes were destroyed and the search continues after 116 people where killed after a massive tornado passed through the town on May 23, 2011 in Joplin, Missouri. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Joplin, MO: Wichita Falls Feels Your Pain

Those of us who lived in Wichita Falls, TX on April 10, 1979 still remember the devastation of that day.  By 6:30 that evening, a quarter of our residents were homeless, more than three dozen were dead and the south side of our city look like it had been hit by a bomb

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(Photo by Darren McCollester/Newsmakers)
(Photo by Darren McCollester/Newsmakers)
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Gas On My Mind

If ever we have ridden an emotional roller coaster as a society, the last three years have certainly been just that.  $4.11; $1.89; $3.25;$3.99; $3.57-nauseous yet?  Gas dove to a soft-bottomed $3

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(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for EMS Exhibits)
(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images for EMS Exhibits)
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Skeletal Remains Found In Remote Area

A passerby discovered the skeletal remains of a human body today. The clothed body was found beneath the shade of a tree just off the 1900 block of Waurika Highway. At 3:01 p.m., Officers from the Wichita Falls Police Department received a call

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(Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)
(Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)
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Elections Results

Here are the results of today’s Wichita Falls Municipal elections:

Dorothy Roberts-Burns, the outgoing District 2 councilor narrowly defeated real estate developer/builder Robert Seabury 1,721 to 1,187 for the Councilor at Large seat.

Voter turnou

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Best Places in Wichita Falls for a Bachelor Party – Tony’s Top Five

You’re ready to take the plunge.  How do you spend your last night of freedom?  Praying?  Calling your ex-girlfriends?  Here’s my list of the best places to spend that great night in Wichita Falls.
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(Photo by Michael Bradley/Getty Images)
(Photo by Michael Bradley/Getty Images)
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Food Prices Are Getting Scary

"We didn't get much for that $100", proclaimed my wife as we left the store.  "Welcome to inflation", I said.  No, the C note doesn't go as far as it used to.  No news there.  But people are starting to sit up and take notice

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(Photo by David Silverman/Newsmakers)
(Photo by David Silverman/Newsmakers)
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Attempted Robbery Ends With Crook On The Run

Wichita Falls police say a robbery attempt at a local pawnshop didn't go quite as the crook may have planned.  According to a WFPD press release at 11:28 a.m.  a masked suspect entered the Quick And Easy Pawn Shop at 2305 Kemp Boulevard.

The suspect

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Fires Breakout Across Wichita, Wilbarger Counties During Afternoon Hours

Photos courtesy of Aaron Galloway

Fire fighters from across Wichita, Archer and Wilbarger counties have had their hands full this afternoon with a series of fires. Fire damaged at least two structures near Kemp Blvd on Hwy 79

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