Editorial: Local warnings aid in ‘miracle’

54689e50-f0f4-11e5-927c-1b8df1d7db9f Stopping to address the media Thursday, near the site of the Starbucks that was destroyed by an EF3 tornado Wednesday afternoon, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence praised Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight, local first responders and community residents. “I will tell you that walking through the neighborhood across the highway — it’s just very moving to me,” the Republican vice presidential nominee said. “... To talk to these families and family members who were in their homes and to see these homes virtually completely destroyed, but because of people’s quick thinking; because of a good early warning system here locally, there’s no serious injury — there’s no loss of life.