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Students describe terror inside Santa Fe High School during deadly shooting

As students huddled inside an art room supply closet, they frantically called police and their parents as the alleged shooter — a 17-year-old classmate — stalked the school. "He said, 'Surprise' and then he started shooting," said one survivor. Police say the student admitted responsibility for the shooting.

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As cities sprawl, more Texans are exposed to tornadoes

Texas' population has grown faster than any other large state's this decade, and when it comes to tornadoes, that growth poses an increased threat to residents. The Dallas-Fort Worth tornado outbreak on April 3, 2012, was just one example of how much damage can be done to expanding metropolitan areas.

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