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(CNN) – Welcome to CNN Radio News Day. Here are some of the stories we're covering in today's show:
- For the second time in nearly two weeks tornadoes ravaged parts of Oklahoma on Friday. All together, five tornadoes tore a path of destruction through the state, claiming at least 17 lives. Three of those killed were veteran storm chasers. Tim Samaras, a respected scientist in the field, his son Paul, and their colleague Carl Young. Kansas-based storm chaser Tyler Costantini says he's in shock:
"If somebody would have told me, you know, a storm chaser got killed in a tornado there's absolutely no way I would have ever thought that this group would have been it." FULL POST