Anna's News

Friday May 31, 2013

MORE BAD WEATHER

At least nine people are recovering from injuries after tornadoes touched down on Thursday. The twisters hit yesterday in northeast Oklahoma and western Arkansas. Another tornado hit the Tulsa, Oklahoma area yesterday evening. Authorities say there are reports of roof damage in the suburbs.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

WORKING WOMEN

The increasing importance of women in the workforce is becoming pretty obvious. A new Pew study finds that mothers are the primary breadwinners in a record 40% of U.S. households with children. Back in 1960, it was just 11%. The growth of breadwinner moms is tied to women's increased employment rate and rising education levels, the researchers find. More people are comfortable with the idea of breadwinner moms with 28% saying it's better for a marriage if a husband earns more than his wife.

Tuesday May 28, 2013

ANOTHER SCHOOL BOMBING AVERTED

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

MOORE TORNADO LATEST
The National Weather Service has given the twister that hit Moore, Oklahoma a rating of EF5 for wind speed and breadth, and severity of damage. EF5 tornadoes are the strongest tornadoes and have the most violent winds on Earth, more powerful than a hurricane. The Moore tornado's wind speeds were estimated at between 200 and 210 mph.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

PRAYERS ANSWERED: TORNADO DEATH TOLL REVISED, FEWER DIED THAN THOUGHT
MOORE, Okla. - The state medical examiner’s office has revised the death toll from a tornado in an Oklahoma City suburb to 24 people, including seven children. 
Spokeswoman Amy Elliot said Tuesday morning that she believes some victims were counted twice in the early chaos of the storm. Authorities said initially that as many as 51 people were dead, including 20 children.  

Friday, May 17, 2013

POWERBALL JACKPOT HITS RECORD
Don't forget to buy a lottery ticket on your way home if you want to try for the Poweball Lottery. It's up to 550 million dollars, so far, for tomorrow night's (Saturday's) drawing.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

TORNADOES IN TEXAS
There are people in Texas whose lives will never be the same. Tornadoes ripped through Granbury, Texas last night, killing at least 6 people, injuring more than 100. As of this morning, they were still looking for 14 who are missing. If you're a praying person, you may want to add Granbury to your list today.

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