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  1. Tornado

    U.S. South and Midwest Slammed by Storms

    Severe rains, high winds and tornadoes blasted the nation from the Ozarks to the Appalachian Mountains, killing eight people and injuring 40 by the latest count. Among the dead in Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas was a 7-year-old boy in Marshall County, Miss., who was with his family in a car when a tornado came through. Storms are also expected to hit Kentucky, Alabama, Indiana and Missouri today. Meanwhile, forecasters are predicting one of the warmest Yuletides on record, so few Americans are likely to see a white Christmas.

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