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Old March 3rd, 2012, 11:26 PM
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I think the first Concordia "disaster" was more of an accident than a "disaster". Thats not to take away from the lives that were lost or the seriousness of the incident. I do think disaster might be the wrong term for that.

The second Concordia "disaster" certainly was not a disaster. More like an unfortuante event, or just a fire. We have fires across the US in many homes every day, but they aren't typically labeled a disaster, even if people die.

As for the tornado "outbreak". There were so many of them across multiple states in a short time so I can see a headline such as "Tornado outbreaks causes disaster in multiple states".

It's just to get more people to click on the article and the best way to do that is by a "catchy" headline.
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