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Cleanup continues after East Texas tornado, 2 killed

VAN, Texas — Cleanup continues in an East Texas town after a tornado left two people dead, several critically hurt and dozens of buildings damaged. The Van Independent School District canceled classes again Tuesday amid damage to campuses. School was also called off Monday. A man and a woman were killed Sunday night when the tornado hit Van, a town ...

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Magnitude-4.0 quake between Mansfield, Venus is biggest yet

A magnitude-4.0 earthquake shook Johnson and southern Tarrant counties Thursday evening, the biggest quake ever recorded in North Texas, the federal earthquake monitoring agency reported. There were no reports of serious damage or injury by 9 p.m. The earthquake’s epicenter was 3 miles north-northwest of Venus and 6 miles south of Mansfield, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The time was ...

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