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Joplin Pepsi bottling facility destroyed in tornado

May 26, 2011 | 6:14 p.m. CDT
Among the buildings damaged by Sunday's tornado in Joplin was a Pepsi Bottling Group facility, which housed close to 100,000 cans and bottles of soft drinks. Joplin faces a long road to recovery, as did Stockton and Pierce City, which were hit by storms in 2003.

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