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Eliza Smith [Photo]

Eliza Smith spent the day in Joplin with a friend whose family home was damaged by the tornado Sunday.

2011 Joplin: Aftermath May 23 [Photo]

Yazoo River floods Satartia, Miss., home [Photo]

Yazoo River backwaters flood this Satartia, Miss., home Monday because it is on the river side of the levee. Several homes were flooded in the neighborhood. Floodwaters from the Yazoo River were kept at bay by the levee, which also allowed some farmers to plant and tend to their crops as the water levels grew.

Nadine Mulkey's Joplin home destroyed [Photo]

The remains of Nadine Mulkey's home at 23rd Street and Iowa Avenue in Joplin after a tornado hit on Sunday evening.

Eliza Smith mug [Photo]

Eliza Smith of Joplin, a student at the MU School of Journalism, was editor of her high school newspaper and wrote for The Jasper County Citizen in high school. She's working this summer as a reporter at the Columbia Missourian. Follow her on Twitter @ElizaMizzou.

Stadium Corridor Plans [Document]

Here is a pdf showing the Missouri Department of Transportation's plans for a $20 million reconstruction of the Stadium Boulevard corridor between Interstate 70 and Broadway. The project as proposed would include a diverging diamond interchange at Stadium and I-70, widening of Stadium Boulevard to six lanes and significant alterations to other streets in the area.

Storm clouds hang over farm [Photo]

Storm clouds dwarf a farm near Lamar as the sun sets Sunday.

Emergency worker searches Walmart [Photo]

An emergency worker searches a Walmart on Monday that was severely damaged by the tornado.

Workers wait for medical team after tornado [Photo]

Emergency workers wait for a medical team after finding a body in a tornado-ravaged car in Joplin on Monday.

Residents survey tornado damage [Photo]

Residents of Joplin survey the damage after the tornado hit the city Sunday evening.

Workers wait for medical team after tornado [Photo]

Emergency workers wait for a medical team after finding a body in a tornado-ravaged car in Joplin on Monday.

Emergency worker searches after tornado [Photo]

An emergency worker searches a Walmart that was severely damaged by the tornado.

Residents walk through Joplin streets [Photo]

Residents of Joplin walk west on 26th Street near Maiden Lane after a tornado hit Sunday evening.

Volunteers look through tornado wreckage [Photo]

Volunteer firefighters William Jackson, left, and Ashley Martin, center, from Oklahoma, and Johnny Ward of Joplin look through the wreckage of a home where a pregnant woman was feared to be trapped. The three did not find anyone during their search.

Rescuers pull a woman from a building [Photo]

Two rescuers try to pull a woman from a destroyed building in Joplin.

Residents dig through rubble after tornado [Photo]

Residents begin digging through the rubble of their home on Sunday evening.

Man carries boy passed tornado wreckage [Photo]

A man carries a young boy who was rescued after being trapped in his home on Sunday evening.

Devastation from Joplin tornado [Photo]

Emergency personnel walk through a neighborhood severely damaged by a tornado near the Joplin Regional Medical Center on Sunday evening.

Rescuer carries girl from tornado wreckage [Photo]

An emergency worker carries a girl to safety from the remains of Academy Sports in Joplin on Sunday evening.

Man carries rescued girl [Photo]

A man carries a young girl who was rescued after being trapped with her mother in their home after a tornado hit Joplin on Sunday evening.
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