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Oklahoma tornado upgraded to an EF-5

24 people were killed, including nine children, and hundreds were injured in yesterday's massive tornado in Oklahoma.  The search continues today for survivors along a 17-mile path of destruction.  Not surprisingly, National Weather Service meteorologists in Oklahoma have upgraded the Moore tornado from Monday to an EF-5. The damage survey is ongoing, so this information is still subject to change. Click here  (http://bit.ly/1808898) for more information and watch 9News at 5 for continuing coverage.

Tonight on 9News at 6:  Several firearm bills were up for discussion today at the Capitol.  One would ban enforcing federal restrictions on semi-automatics and another would ban releasing lists of concealed permit holders.  WAFB's Nick Foley will have a live report tonight at 6.

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