Kelly: 1913 tornado tore itself a place in history

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Posted: Saturday, March 23, 2013 12:00 am

» The tornado that ripped through Omaha 100 years ago today was the worst weather event in Omaha's history. Could it also have been part of the worst weather in the nation's history?

Arguing the affirmative is Trudy E. Bell, a science and technology writer from Akron, Ohio. The storms that started on Easter Sunday, she said, cut a wide, destructive swath through many states that wasn't apparent a century ago.

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