Randy Turner

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Randy Turner is a retired middle school teacher and longtime reporter and editor for Missouri newspapers. earning more than 75 national, state and regional awards, including more than 30 for investigative reporting. Turner has written frequently on educational issues and politics for Huffington Post and Daily Kos and has written 12 books, including Silver LIning in a Funnel Cloud; Greed, Corruption, and the Joplin Tornado, Let Teachers Teach, No Child Left Alive, and 5:41: Stories from the Joplin Tornado.