Vice President Mike Pence to campaign in Tulsa for Stitt
Mexico Beach in Florida obliterated by Hurricane Michael
Vice President Mike Pence will be in Tulsa on Thursday to attend a political event for Kevin Stitt, the Republican gubernatorial candidate's campaign announced Friday.
The event at the Mabee Center, 7777 S. Lewis Ave., is free and open to the general public. Space is limited, and the public is encouraged to reserve tickets at eventbrite.com/e/ vice-president-mikepence-kevin-stitt-forgovernor-rally-tickets-51321087755.
Doors open at 2 p.m. and close at 4 p.m. The rally will begin shortly after the doors close and will conclude by 5:30 p.m.
Stitt spokeswoman Donelle Harder issued a statement, saying: “Kevin Stitt is ready to get Oklahoma growing again, … and he is thrilled to have the Vice President coming to Tulsa to rally our base and remind voters that there is only one political outsider and businessman in this governor's race.”
President Donald Trump and Gov. Mary Fallin have endorsed Stitt, who faces Democrat Drew Edmondson and Libertarian Chris Powell in the Nov. 6 general election.
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. — Search-and-rescue teams found at least one body in Mexico Beach, the groundzero town nearly obliterated by Hurricane Michael, an official said Friday as the scale of the storm's fury became ever clearer.
The death toll across the South stood at 13, not counting any victims in Mexico Beach.
Miami Fire Chief Joseph Zahralban, leader of a search-and-rescue unit that went into the flattened town, said: “We have one confirmed deceased and are working to determine if there are others.” Zahralban said searchers were trying to determine if that person had been alone or was part of a
Jay Faulk, 56, surveys the damage to his home in Mexico Beach, Florida, on Friday. Residents of the small beach town on the Florida Panhandle began to make their way back to their homes, some for the first time after Hurricane Michael made landfall Wednesday.
Boats are seen among the rubble along the canals in Mexico Beach, Florida, on Friday, two days after Category 4 Hurricane Michael devastated the small coastal town just outside Panama City.