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Local Banks & The Salvation Army Gather Tools For School

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) -- While touring The Salvation Army’s local office, Nancy Tumbleson, iAB Vice President and Regional Branch Administrator, and Gary Shearer, President and CEO of Tower Trust Company, were able to witness the success of The Salvation Army’s Tools for School program. Full story

Police investigate thefts from Salvation Army

A man was captured on surveillance video stealing from the needy, and police said it may not be his first time. Full story

Are you hurricane ready?

The Emergency Operations Center advises that people leave the Lowcountry in the event of a hurricane and they ask not to come back until power is back on. Full story

Philadelphia building collapse survivor files lawsuit

   A woman who was buried in the rubble when the four-story building collapsed onto a Salvation Army thrift store in Philadelphia has filed the first lawsuit for damages. Officials are now inspecting hundreds of demolition sites around the city.

Factbox: Groups urge cash, not stuff, for Oklahoma victims

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Disasters such as Monday's tornado that wiped out much of Moore, Oklahoma often prompt people to help victims by collecting goods or launching blood drives, but charitable groups said money, not goods, is the best way to help. Full story

Relief efforts mobilized in Oklahoma

   On the ground, local, state and federal authorities, as well as organizations like the Salvation Army, which can react quickly and help feed victims who are now left with next to nothing, are quickly mobilizing. Major Steve Norris of the Salvation Army talks about the tasks of coordinating relief ef

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  Former Oklahoma governor: Recovery will ‘be a long time coming’

Former Gov. Frank Keating, R-Okla., talks about the ‘agony, fear, real concern and alarm,” Oklahoma political leaders are feeling in the aftermath of the tornado. Keating also talks about how the community can proceed to rebuild.

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