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Members of the Newton County (Mo.) Rescue and Recovery team clear debris from a pond next to an apartment complex so they can search for potential victims in Joplin, Mo., Wednesday, May 25, 2011. At least 125 people were killed and hundreds more injured when a tornado cut a destructive path through Joplin on Sunday evening.

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Influx of donations beginning to overwhelm Joplin

The city of Joplin and the city’s Emergency Operations Center are turning away semi-trucks filled with goods because no distribution center has been established to store the items and serious weather is still in the area.


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