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FEMA on the ground in Alabama

Will Tucker

April 30, 2011

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s first wave of responders is on the ground in areas across Alabama, according to FEMA spokesperson Tim Tyson. The second wave, Tyson said, is currently being scheduled for arrival. “Th...

Police: Ten deaths between ages 18 and 24

William Evans

April 30, 2011

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Ten of the 39 confirmed deaths have been verified as between the ages of 18 and 24, said Steven Anderson, TPD chief of police. The number of people missing has climbed to 570, said Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox. “We ask th...

Greeks organize relief efforts

Will Tucker

April 30, 2011

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The Delta Kappa Epsilon Psi Chapter on the University of Alabama campus began asking for frozen foods—anything that can be baked, heated, or cooked—from other fraternity houses and the community to help the fraternity’s di...

Stillman College student killed by tornado

Kelsey Stein

April 30, 2011

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A former Stillman College baseball player was killed by the deadly tornado that came through Tuscaloosa Wednesday afternoon.At an assembly Friday at 4 p.m. in Birthright Auditorium on Stillman’s campus, Stillman College President...

Shelton State student dies in apartment during storm

CW Staff

April 30, 2011

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The daughter of former Crimson Tide football player Shannon Brown is among the victims of the deadly storm that swept through Tuscaloosa on Wednesday.Loryn Brown was killed when her apartment was leveled by a powerful tornado t...

Resources available to international students

Kelsey Stein

April 29, 2011

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No international students have been reported missing in the aftermath of Wednesday's tornado, according to Frannie James, a professor who works with UA's English Language Institute, and LaDonna Foshee with Capstone International Se...

6 UA, 2 Shelton State, 1 Stillman student deaths reported

CW Staff

April 29, 2011

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Editor's note: If you see someone’s name listed under the obituaries tab and on the list below, they have either met ALL of the following criteria:-There have been three confirmations of their death from three people who have ...

Displaced professors coping with disaster

Amanda Sams

April 29, 2011

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Steve Miller, a professor in the school of library and information sciences, Phil Westbrook, the director of Blackburn Institute and Meredith Cummings, professor of journalism are among many University of Alabama professors no...

Maddox updates residents

Taylor Holland

April 29, 2011

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Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox said Friday has been, by far, the most difficult logistical day at the city.“I can’t put into words the amount of destruction,” Maddox said. “The tornado traveled along a 5.9 miles path, wit...

Students at The Retreat struggle to access homes

Tray Smith

April 29, 2011

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Residents of The Retreat at Lake Tamaha should be able to drive to their homes this afternoon, according to city clerk Tracy Croom. The area was blockd off by the Secret Service to accommodate President Obama during his tour of...

Bama Dining searching for 196 employees

Taylor Holland

April 29, 2011

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As of noon on Friday, 196 of the 446 Bama Dining employees were still unaccounted for following Wednesday’s tornado, said Pamela Jones, human resources manager with UA Dining Services.“Right now, we’re very concerned about the...

Auburn students, fans reach out to Tuscaloosa

Katherine Martin

April 29, 2011

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Students and fans of Auburn University have already begun to show support for the University of Alabama and the city of Tuscaloosa following the devastation from the tornado that has left parts of the city in shambles.Toomer's for Tusca...

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