New crossing and stop signs stand at the intersection of County Road 3540 and Burlington Northern Railroad tracks Tuesday. A Pontotoc County resident almost struck a train at that crossing last week. She said she was unaware of the train’s approach until it was almost too late. Now the county is working with Oklahoma Department of Transportation officials to try and improve safety at that crossing.
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Audio: How can we better prepare for tornadoes?
An NPR broadcast examines the question of how communities can better prepare for tornadoes like the one that struck Moore, Okla. on Monday. The broadcast features commentary from Michael Fitzgerald, who reported a five-part disaster series for the CNHI News Service.
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