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Hurricane Florence has them running for cover

(Fox News) — Hurricane Florence’s eyewall is onshore in North Carolina on Friday and will make landfall ‘very soon,’ as the Category 1 storm lashed the Carolina coast and appeared ready to cause catastrophic flooding. The storm was about 10 miles east of Wilmington, N.C., and about 80 miles east-northeast …

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The green stuff mailed to a Senator last spring was rat poison

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Investigators now say the unknown, green granular substance sent in an envelope to a Missouri lawmaker earlier this year was rat poison. Missouri Senate Administrator Patrick Baker on Wednesday said Capitol police determined the substance sent to Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal was pesticide. Initial analysis suggested it …

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Mid Mo search teams and linemen are in the Carolinas

Water rescues have already started in North Carolina, as Hurricane Florence dumps heavy rain on the East Coast. Fifty members of Boone County-based Missouri Task Force 1 set up shop yesterday (thur) in the towns of Leland and Bolivia. The local emergency responders will mostly focus on water rescues. Eight …

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Jefferson City Special Olympics campus is a reality

Gary Wilbers says it took a real community partnership to ‘steal’ the new Special Olympics Training For Life site away from Columbia. The 32-thousand square foot complex, that was originally planned for Boone County, opened on Jefferson City’s Christy Drive today .. The $18 million campus includes workout space and …

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