We hump Lahd debris, fifteen feet deep in some cases, even higher than not that we have to go through it. We're not levy any inch unturned only an estimated ten to fifteen percent of residents fled when ordered to earlier this week. Much of the damage occurred where evacuations were voluntary For NPR News. I'm Alex Cohen Walmart plans to raise entry level wages to eleven dollars an hour and enhance benefits for maternity leave and adoption as empires. John, it's Steve tells us. The retail giant says it is sharing the benefits of the big US tax cut, Wal-Mart president and CEO. Doug McMillan, said in a statement that the company is in the early stages of assessing the opportunities tax reform creates to invest in its customers and Associates which he said, should benefit Walmart shareholders. The US tax overhaul cut the top corporate tax rate from 35 to twenty one percent President Trump and Republicans said it would increase investment and boost wages for workers. Walmart says it will spend seven hundred million dollars on the pay increase and on one time bonuses for workers. The company says, one million of its hourly workers in the US will benefit John. It's sti NPR News night, a Walmart also plans to shut down sixty three Sam's Clubs over the next week in a move expected to cost jobs before the close, The Dow is at two hundred five points. This is NPR knees. New calls for an investigation today into the conduct of the Republican governor of Missouri after he was accused of blackmailing of former mistress into staying quiet about their affair in a letter, both Republican and Democratic state senators asked Missouri's attorney general to investigate Governor air Groton So former Democrat who switch parties in campaign on a GOP platform that promotes family values. The governor says he was unfaithful to his wife before he was elected to office. But his lawyer denies blackmail was involved a local TV station attributes. Its reporting of blackmail to an audio recording it obtained from the woman's ex-husband. New research reveals army recruits are getting harder to find, especially in the southern US South Carolina Public Radio's Victoria Hanson has more researchers from Charleston's military college. This citadel teamed up with the army for the study. They found potential soldiers from some of the most heavily recruited. Southern states were the most unfit and roughly twenty five percent more likely. Lee to the injured at a cost of at least thirty one thousand dollars per recruit. Daniel Bornstein is the lead author. What the results from this study show is that physical activity and low physical fitness. Is almost an equivalent of secondhand smoke. It is. Everybody's problem. Not be because necessarily physical activity is bad for health. We know that it's bad for national security. The state's named are South Carolina, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Texas. Antenna that that's Victoria Hanson reporting. This is NPR News.