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Joplin, Missouri / Tornado #998741

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 26, 2011
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(Studio: Harry Smith) The recent wave of deadly tornados noted; map shown; statistics on the dead and missing cited.

(Joplin: Ben Tracy) The search for the missing after the tornado in Joplin, Missouri featured; scenes shown of the wreckage, the Facebook page for toddler Skyular Logsdon†, and neighbors reuniting; details given about the requirement for families to submit DNA samples and dental records. [Joplin resident Michelle HARE††- says her son is dead.] [Missouri Department of Public Safety Andrea SPILLARS†- says there are individuals on the missing list that are deceased.] [Federal Mortuary Response Team Don BLOOM†- says we have to be 100 percent accurate.] The discovery of Sally Adams, who had been listed as missing, safe at her home noted.

Smith, Harry;
Tracy, Ben

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