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How PR helped a city recover from the costliest tornado in U.S. history Published on March 12, 2020 at 9:16 p.m. by Dylan Lanas May 22, 2011 It’s Sunday in Joplin, a small city in southwestern Missouri with a population of a little over 50,000.

Remembering Tragedy

Posted At: April 12, 2012 3:15 PM by Katie Kallam. City leaders face a distinct public relations challenge following community tragedies. They must acknowledge and honor the tragedy that has occurred while remaining relevant to national media, even years after the event. But just what

Twitter to the Rescue!

By Jaclyn McNeil On April 27th, a massive tornado sent horror throughout Tuscaloosa within minutes and left many without power for weeks. At one time, a citywide power outage would mean no communication with anyone who was not within arm distance. Now, the lack of

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