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It has been said that what appears in a newspaper is often determined by what the managing editor sees when he’s driving to work in the morning. While that may or may not be true, here’s something that is verifiable — here at First Arkansas News, what is sometimes covered depends on what terms pop up in our search analytics (for the record, the most popular search term over the past few weeks has related to the anticipated and snazzy retro gaming console, the Hyperkin RetroN 5 — go figure).
JOPLIN, MO–Yesterday, Joplin, Mo. made a tragic mark in history by being the site for what is now being called the deadliest single tornado in U.S. history. So far, 116 people are confirmed dead.
Late afternoon on Sunday, a rated EF-4 tornado struck the southwest Missouri town that is about an hour north of Bentonville. The estimated winds were 190-198. By the way, it takes 200 mph winds to get an EF-5 rating. There’s been some talk that the tornado could be given that rating once all the damage is surveyed.