It may be called ‘silly’ string, but soldiers say the cans provide serious help in Iraq. A New Jersey mother of a solider in Iraq found a shipping company to send about 80,000 cans of silly string overseas.
The mom says the troops can use the foamy substance to detect trip wires on bombs. Since the string comes in aerosol cans, only certain companies with experience in hazardous materials can send it. A New Jersey company will inspect the cans before shipping them to Iraq.
Posted: 12/08/2013 - FANNIN COUNTY, TX -- A boil order is in affect for about 200 residents in Fannin County. Officials with the Bartley Woods Water Supply Corporation say customers need to boil water before consumption.
Updated: 12/08/2013 - OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Department of Transportation says roads in western, eastern, and southeastern Oklahoma remain slick and hazardous following winter storms that dumped snow, ice and sleet on most of the state.
Updated: 12/07/2013 - PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) - Americans are remembering those killed in the 1941 Japanese attack that launched the U.S. into World War II.
Posted: 12/07/2013 - BRYAN COUNTY, OK -- Oklahoma Highway Patrol closed several major highways entering Texas Saturday