Tornado Hits College Campus In Mississippi


Emergency officials in Mississippi are assessing damage after a tornado ripped through a populated area near the University of Southern Mississippi.

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    The tornado proceeded to the northeast across the southeastern section of Churchill Downs -- click here to see a map of how close the tornado came to the twin spires (the path of the tornado is outlined by the thick white lines). The tornado's worst damage then occurred in the 3800 block of Southern Parkway, with walls blown out of homes at the ...
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