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Large Tornado Touches Down Near Kansas City, At Least 12 Injured

The massive tornado skirted around the metropolitan area but struck several towns on the western edge of Kansas City, leaving damaged houses "for a mile in every direction."

At least 12 people were injured in a massive rain-wrapped tornado that touched down on the western edge of Kansas City, Kansas, on Tuesday.

The large and dangerous twister hit just outside of Lawrence, ripped through Pleasant Grove,

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