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Deadly storms rip through Midwest

Damaged vehicles are piled together the morning after severe storms destroyed several homes and businesses in Harveyville, Kan., Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. A powerful storm system  lashed the Midwest early Wednesday, roughing up the country music resort city of Branson and laying waste to the small town in Kansas.  <span class=meta>(AP Photo/ Orlin Wagner)</span>
February 29, 2012 9:42:26 AM PST