Deadly Tornado Destroys Kansas Town

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At least nine people died when a violent storm system swept through Kansas Friday, spawning a tornado that destroyed most of the town of Greensburg. Dozens more were injured.

It may take days for emergency crews to remove all the victims, dead and alive, the city administrator said Saturday.

Frank Morris of member station KCUR speaks with Debbie Elliott about the destruction.

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