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A flag files at half staff over devastated Joplin High School. An EF-5 tornado tore through much of the city Sunday, damaging a hospital and hundreds of homes and businesses and killing at least 132 people.

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Joplin death toll rises to 132

JOPLIN (AP) — Friends and family paid tribute to victims of the Joplin tornado on Friday, beginning the grim task of burying the dead as officials said the savage storm’s death toll had risen to 132 people.

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