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Governor Nixon in Waynesville Wednesday

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will be in flood-damaged Waynesville on Wednesday to discuss emergency response efforts.



Updated Wednesday, August 7 at 7:45 a.m.



Threats of further flooding prompted Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to postpone a trip to flood-damaged Waynesville Wednesday that had been planned to discuss emergency response efforts.



The governor's office announced in a news release that the event was postponed because state and local emergency management workers are responding to continued dangerous flooding in south-central Missouri.



Rain was falling again Wednesday morning in much of south-central Missouri.



A child was killed and several homes and businesses damaged after heavy rain Monday night and Tuesday morning soaked Waynesville, a south-central Missouri town near Fort Leonard Wood. A search resumed Wednesday for a woman who is believed to be the child's mother.




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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will be in flood-damaged Waynesville on Wednesday to discuss emergency response efforts.


The governor is scheduled to host a discussion at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Waynesville City Hall. He'll also discuss concerns about additional flooding threats in Missouri this week.


A child was killed and several homes and businesses damaged after heavy rain Monday night and Tuesday morning soaked Waynesville, a south-central Missouri town near Fort Leonard Wood.

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