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Deadly tornadoes voted states No. 1 news story
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NASHVILLE (AP) — Marvin Quinn and Willie, his wife of 57 years, were reading Bible verses last April when a tornado neared their home in Apison just east of Chattanooga."I said, 'Let's get down and pray, the tornado's coming," Willie Quinn said. "And he got down on his knees, and I was bent over and put my hand over his head while we were praying."Thirty-seven people across the state were killed in tornadoes April 27-28. The storm system, packing three waves of heavy rains and tornadoes with winds of more than 100 mph, ripped a swath of destruction from the Chattanooga area northeast to Greene County.The National Weather Service said more than 40 tornadoes lashed the state.