WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama will travel to Joplin, Mo., today where he'll visit with tornado survivors and attend a memorial service held by local clergy and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon
The tornado was an EF-5 packing 200 mph winds and city officials say their latest death toll stands at 139. The state says it has no reason to change its number, which is 126. The state says there are 142 sets of human remains at the morgue handling those killed by the storm, and some could be from the same victim.
Newton County coroner Mark Bridges said most, if not all, of the people brought to the temporary morgue could be identified this weekend.
He says good progress is being made.
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