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The Atlantic Daily: Violent Weather Devastates Tornado Alley

Extreme weather turns deadly, attempting to understand why crime declined in America, and more.
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What’s Happening: Severe Storms Strike Across the U.S.

Tornado season has begun, as violent storms struck several states in the Midwest and South this weekend. Meanwhile, other parts of the U.S. suffered from flooding, hail, and heavy snowfall.

In the town of Van, Texas, two people were reported dead and eight people and damaged 30 percent of the buildings. Tornadoes also in west Arkansas, killing two and injuring dozens more. Power outages in a handful of communities.

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