Flash flood watch is still in effect for all of Texoma along with scattered flood warnings. The continued rain for today and tomorrow can cause flooding issues so watch road conditions, turn around don't drown. Thunderstorms are possible as well that could become on the strong side.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has approved legislation to provide benefits to the families of fallen troops.
The Senate backed the measure Thursday, after the House approved it unanimously a day earlier.
The Pentagon typically pays out $100,000 within three days of a soldier's death. But officials say the shutdown means there's no authority now to pay the money.
That's a point of dispute with members of Congress who argue that the benefits should not be affected.
Facing controversy, the Obama administration announced Wednesday that a charity called the Fischer House Foundation would pick up the costs of the payments during the government shutdown.
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