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Obama visits Tuscaloosa, offers condolences

Associated Press

April 29, 2011

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Getting a direct look at the nation's most horrific tornado damage in decades, President Barack Obama on Friday prepared to comfort victims and offer the federal government's help to an entire reeling re...

City officials institute curfew

Amanda Sams

April 28, 2011

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To prevent the possibility of looting during the night, the city of Tuscaloosa will implement a 10 p.m. curfew tonight and an 8 p.m. curfew Friday for affected areas. Except for emergency personnel, no one will be allowed outside at...

Volunteers converge on St. Matthias

Amanda Sams

April 28, 2011

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Within two hours of St. Matthias Episcopal Church on Skyland Boulevard opening up as a headquarters for volunteer coordination in Tuscaloosa to help with disaster relief efforts in the wake of an EF-5 tornado, 745 people came ou...

UA Athletics, coaches, athletes speak on tornado damage; athletic events canceled

Jason Galloway

April 28, 2011

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The University’s athletic department dedicated Thursday to ensuring the safety of Alabama’s student athletes, coaches, staff and employees after Wednesday’s tornado destroyed a portion of Tuscaloosa.“While our primary e...

Two student deaths confirmed

CW Staff

April 28, 2011

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University of Alabama Spokeswoman Cathy Andreen confirmed that two UA students died after Wednesday’s tornado. The Crimson White is working to gather more information about members of the UA community who are believed to be...

Rescue efforts delay Comcast service

Stephen Walker

April 28, 2011

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On Thursday afternoon, utility companies were scrambling to develop plans that will deal with the extensive damage done by the EF-5 tornado that decimated Tuscaloosa’s infrastructure.Comcast Cable, which provides television, Internet ...

Deadly storm systems cause statewide destruction

Kelsey Stein

April 28, 2011

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Update: As of 9:12 p.m., the Alabama Emergency Management Agency had confirmed 204 dead throughout the state. At least 296 have died across seven Southern states.Update: Gov. Robert Bentley announced that the death toll in the ...

Rec shifts from shelter to communication center

William Evans

April 28, 2011

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After an evening of sheltering displaced and frightened students following the tornado’s aftermath, the Rec Center has become an information center the University encourages students or parents to contact for answers about th...

Mayor Walt Maddox: Search and rescue still the priority

Stephen N. Dethrage

April 28, 2011

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Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox urged students and citizens to stay patient, conserve water, volunteer and stay out of the damaged areas of the city in an emergency city council meeting on Thursday.Maddox also said that the recov...

UA classes cancelled through Friday

CW Staff

April 28, 2011

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The University of Alabama has suspended classes and regular operations through Friday, April 29.The Student Rec Center is providing temporary housing for students whose residences were destroyed or severely damaged in the torna...

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