President Obama in Moore, asks all to help tornado victims

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OKLAHOMA CITY - President Barack Obama is in Moore Sunday to survey the damage and speak to the tornado victims.

In a news conference from Moore, the president said he encourages all who can to help the victims in some way, whether it's volunteering or donating to organizations like the Red Cross.

This week's deadly tornado outbreak across the Sooner State captured national attention including that of from the president.

“The people of Moore (Oklahoma) should know that their country will remain on the ground, there for them, beside them, as long as it takes,” President Obama said.

KFOR-TV invites viewers to join us Sunday evening for a special memorial service dedicated to the victims of the tornadoes.

We will also be live streaming the event at starting at 6 p.m.

The service will air live from the First Baptist Church in Moore.

Anyone wanting to watch the scheduled NBC programming can see it on our sister station, KAUT, Freedom 43 TV.


B. White May 26, 20131:10 pm

Pres. Obama talks about all tornado victims from Shawnee to Moore in his five-minute address as he stood among the devastation in Moore.

B. White May 26, 20131:08 pm

Pres. Obama quotes scripture from the Bible during short address before thanking Oklahoma officials.

Ted Malave May 26, 201312:04 pm

President Obama has boarded his motorcade and is off to view damage and meet with tornado victims

Ted Malave May 26, 201312:00 pm

President Obama has arrived at Tinker AFB and is talking to officials and other authorities.

Ted Malave May 26, 201311:43 am

President will land at Tinker AFB for a meet and greet. He is expected to take his motorcade to Moore to view tornado damage.