Out of the past: Aug. 6
(Out of the Past ~ 08/06/16)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- A thunderstorm packing heavy rain and winds estimated at 50 to 60 miles per hour downed numerous trees in Chaffee early last night and caused power outages; there was also some minor tree damage reported in Scott City. Voters in Scott City reject for the second time a half-cent increase in the city sales tax that would have funded street repairs; the measure fails by a margin of 57.3 percent...
Today in History
(National News ~ 08/06/16)
Today in History Today is Saturday, Aug. 6, the 219th day of 2016. There are 147 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Aug. 6, 1945, during World War II, the U.S. B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb code-named "Little Boy" on Hiroshima, Japan, resulting in an estimated 140,000 deaths. (Three days later, the United States exploded a nuclear device over Nagasaki; five days after that, Imperial Japan surrendered.)...
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