http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Nixon orders more sand for flood-fighting in Missouri http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-orders-more-sand-flood-fighting-missouri <p>The state of Missouri is poised to help some of the towns along the Missouri River who may be running out of sand for sandbags.</p><p>Governor Jay Nixon is ordering the State Emergency Management Agency to help those fighting flooding&nbsp;along the Missouri River to obtain more sand.&nbsp;&nbsp;At Nixon&#39;s direction, SEMA has identified additional suppliers that could provide sand if local supplies are exhausted or running low. Tue, 21 Jun 2011 19:48:18 +0000 Bill Raack, Marshall Griffin & The Associated Press 1470 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon orders more sand for flood-fighting in Missouri