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Deadly tornadoes kill five in Alabama

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 3/26/21, 06:18 am

As many as eight tornadoes ripped through Alabama on Thursday, pulling out trees, destroying homes, and leaving thousands without power. All five deaths occurred in eastern Calhoun County, said John De Block, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Birmingham. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued an emergency declaration for 46 counties on Thursday.

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Severe storms sweep through the South

by Charissa Koh
Posted 3/18/21, 02:20 pm

States reported power outages, broken trees, and property damage as severe windstorms and hail moved from northeast Texas along the Gulf Coast. Tornadoes in Alabama on Wednesday destroyed one home and damaged others, while people reported baseball-sized hail near the state’s border with Mississippi. More than 70,000 homes and businesses lost power from Texas to Alabama. Atlanta’s Morehouse College told students and teachers to hold class virtually and avoid going out on Wednesday morning due to heavy rain, lightning, and 50 mph winds.

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Weather | Surviving the snowpocalypse
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 3/11/21, 09:14 am

If an issue of WORLD arrived only once in 50 years (by design, not by postal inefficiency), what surprising headlines would dominate our magazine’s first appearance since 1971? Three of them would be OUT-OF-WEDLOCK BIRTHRATE TRIPLES … ABORTION TOLL TOPS 60 MILLION … LGBT TRIUMPHS. We’d also report two evidences of God’s mercy: NO NUCLEAR WAR and SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERIES UNDERMINE ATHEISM. 

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