The Statewide Effects Of A New Madrid Earthquake
When you think of earthquakes, you think of California and Japan, but not usually southeast Missouri. As the most seismically active region of the country this side of the Rockies, maybe that should change. Experts say a big tremor's only a matter of time, and Kansas City needs to be ready with a helping hand when the shake-up happens.
- Mike Curry is the Jackson County emergency manager.
- Jeff Fox is a reporter and business editor at The Examiner.