Six things to know – 2/11/16
Here are six things to know for today.
The Illinois Emergency Management Agency says it needs more time to assess flood damage. The state wants Friday’s deadline from FEMA pushed back to March 14. These damage reports will determine how much federal assistance the state gets from cleaning up after last month’s flooding.
The death toll in Taiwan from a massive earthquake this weekend is up to 54 people. As of this morning, crews have pulled 334 people from the rubble and at least 107 people are unaccounted for.
The Calloway County Sheriff’s Office says they have no new leads on Jennifer Hicks. She’s the woman who went missing around Noon Tuesday afternoon. If you know where Jennifer Hicks may be, you’re asked to call the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office at 270-753-3151.
Senator Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton will face off in Milwaukee tonight for the 6th time. Tonight’s Democratic presidential debate comes just days after Senator Sanders’ victory in the New Hampshire primary.
The GOP field is a little smaller today. Christ Christie and Carly Fiorina both head for the exits after disappointing showings in New Hampshire. There are seven candidates still in the race.
The last four people occupying a national wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon say they’re giving themselves up to authorities this morning. The group, led by Ammon Bundy, seized the refuge on January 2 to oppose federal land-use policies.