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James T. Scott's story on his tombstone [Photo]

The James T. Scott Monument Committee obtained this headstone to replace the marker on Scott's grave. Scott was lynched in April 1923 in Columbia after being accused of raping the daughter of an MU German professor.

James T. Scott's new headstone [Photo]

James T. Scott's new headstone was placed in the ground April 26, said Tanja Patton, Columbia Cemetery caretaker. The temporary marker that used to mark Scott's final resting place is still at the cemetery. Patton said they still did not know what they are going to do with it.

Kristen Zeis [Photo]

Kristen Zeis is a reporter and photographer for the Missourian.

Emergency responder searches through debris after Mississippi tornado [Photo]

An unidentified emergency responder combs through the wreckage of a destroyed home after a tornado touched down in Smithville, Miss., Wednesday.

Injured man carried away after Alabama tornado [Photo]

An injured man is carried away after a tornado touched down in Birmingham, Ala., Wednesday.

Alabama tornado flipped cars, destroyed buildings [Photo]

The remains of Hill's Carpet Center in Concord, Ala., are seen after what appeared to be a tornado ripped through parts of the town late Wednesday. The damage in the area is extensive with homes and businesses destroyed and people injured.

Recovering after losing home in Alabama storms [Photo]

Judy Cook who lost her Masters Drive home is comforted by Chase Spradlin in Concord, Ala., on Wednesday. What appeared to be a tornado ripped through parts of Concord, Ala., late Wednesday. The damage in the area is extensive with homes and businesses destroyed and people injured.

Cleaning up a destroyed business in Alabama [Photo]

Heath Meherg helps clean up his destroyed business in Cullman, Ala., on Thursday. A swarm of tornadoes killed dozens of people across the state.

Mother searches through what is left of daughter's home in Alabama [Photo]

Vicki Wood searches through what is left of her daughter's home Thursday after a tornado hit Pleasant Grove just west of downtown Birmingham, Ala., Wednesday afternoon.

Alambama residents looks for belongings after storm [Photo]

Tiffany Wood walks through her backyard looking for belongings Thursday after a tornado hit Pleasant Grove just west of downtown Birmingham, Ala., Wednesday afternoon.

Walking through the storm damage in Alabama [Photo]

Residents search through what is left of their homes after a tornado hit Pleasant Grove, Ala., just west of downtown Birmingham a day earlier. As of Thursday morning, Alabama's state emergency management agency said it has confirmed 131 deaths, up from initial reports of 61.

Alabama residents search through their storm-damaged homes [Photo]

Residents search through what is left of their homes Thursday after a tornado hit Pleasant Grove just west of downtown Birmingham, Ala., on Wednesday afternoon.

Alabama resident carries away belongings [Photo]

Tiffany Wood carries clothes from her home Thursday after a tornado hit Pleasant Grove just west of downtown Birmingham, Ala., on Wednesday afternoon.

Southeast Missouri Flooding [Graphic]

After nearly a week of heavy rain, rivers in Southeast Missouri are nearing their crest.

Regrouping after tornado hits [Photo]

Lorna McCarter, left, and daughter Susan Hutchins regroup with their dog Shadow after their home was destroyed in the Cedar Crest neighborhood in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Wednesday. A wave of severe storms laced with tornadoes strafed the South on Wednesday, killing at least 16 people around the region and splintering buildings across swaths of an Alabama university town.

Tornado in Tuscaloosa, Ala. [Photo]

A tornado moves through Tuscaloosa, Ala. Wednesday. A wave of severe storms laced with tornadoes strafed the South on Wednesday, killing at least 16 people around the region and splintering buildings across swaths of an Alabama university town.

House and car damaged in Tuscaloosa, Ala. after Wednessday's tornado [Photo]

A home and car in the Forest Lake neighborhood of Tuscaloosa, Ala. are destroyed after a tornado ripped through Wednesday. A wave of severe storms laced with tornadoes strafed the South on Wednesday, killing at least 16 people around the region and splintering buildings across swaths of an Alabama university town.

Tornado left damage on property [Photo]

Mae Woody Christopher is comforted by a friend after a large oak tree split and crashed into her 7th Street home, Wednesday, in Tuscumbia, Ala.

Map rests in hat [Photo]

An official highway map of Missouri sits inside of a National Guardsman's hat as several specialists prepare to leave for a mission inside of the Poplar Bluff Armory on Wednesday. The majority of the soldiers are from different regions of the state and still need maps to navigate the county roads.

National Guard members at roadblock [Photo]

Members of the National Guard stand watch at a roadblock in the southern part of Poplar Bluff to ensure that motorists do not accidentally drive into dangerous road conditions on Wednesday. Several feet from the blockade, the roadway was completely covered in water with choppy waves, making passing across impossible.
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