Powerful Tornado Rips Through Mississippi

A tornado tore through Hattiesburg, Mississippi on Sunday, downing trees, damaging buildings and causing at least three injuries.

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#Tornado touches down in southern Mississippi, injuring at least three people, officials say. http://t.co/w0fcjnJD

#Tornado touches down in southern Mississippi, injuring at least three people, officials say.

http://t.co/w0fcjnJD-- CNN Breaking News

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The twister traveled down one of Hattiesburg's main streets.

The University of Southern Mississippi: The University Police Department has declared a state of emergency for campus http://t.co/Dzo7Ygxc

The University of Southern Mississippi: The University Police Department has declared a state of emergency for campus http://t.co/Dzo7Ygxc-- Weed Dude

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