Latest News Wires Deadly Joplin tornado remembered, one year later (+video)

Residents of Joplin, Missouri awoke Tuesday morning with memories still fresh in their minds of the deadly twister that struck their city one year ago.

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A year after a massive tornado descended on Joplin and blotted out the setting sun, the city awoke Tuesday to bright sunshine as it began a day of solemn remembrance of that tragic spring night in which hundreds were killed or injured.