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Massive Tornado Onslaught Raises Questions About Building Practices, Code Enforcement


May 12, 2011

image of a house with it's roof blown off There is no practical, economic way to build structures that could stand up to the savagery of EF5 tornadoes like those that ripped through the South in late April, experts say, but damage from lesser storms could be reduced by better building practices and better enforcement of existing codes. Full Story

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