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Tornado in Reading causes major damage

A tornado swept through Reading Saturday night, killing one person and destroying at least 20 homes, as severe thunderstorms pelted the region with hail that some residents said was the size of baseballs, authorities said early Sunday. Reading is about 67 miles southwest of Lawrence.

A home stands among tornado damage in Reading, Kan., Sunday, May 22, 2011. Powerful storms rolled across parts of Kansas late Saturday, spawning funnel clouds and hail that ripped limbs off of trees and shattered windows.


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