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Effective: August 21, 2019 at 8:01amExpires: August 22, 2019 at 12:01pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

MADC to take ownership of Third and Main buildings

Mitchell, S.D. – The Mitchell Area Development Corporation will take ownership of two buildings on Mitchell’s Main Street in the troubled Third and Main area. The organization’s intent is to expedite the opening of Third Avenue, which has been impassible for two years, and pursue development options in the area. “This is a tremendous opportunity,” …

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‘Stranger Things’ star Millie Bobby Brown is launching her own vegan makeup line

Jun/iStock(NEW YORK) — Millie Bobby Brown is launching her own vegan makeup line called Florence by Mills. The Stranger Things star announced the new line by posting a video about it on Instagram. “Every young person deserves to have a good start with their skin. I want it to be vegan, clean, cruelty-free, that would …

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Trump walks back payroll tax cut suggestion, now says, ‘we don’t need it’

takasuu/iStock(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is walking back his comments on implementing a payroll tax cut after stating that it’s something he’s been “thinking about” as a way to save the U.S. economy, which he described as doing “phenomenally well” from falling into a recession. “I’m not looking at a tax cut now,” Trump told …

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Investigation of Eric Garner death ends with NYPD sergeant getting docked vacation days

Onnes/iStock(NEW YORK) — An NYPD sergeant who supervised an officer fired this week for causing the death of Eric Garner will not face a departmental disciplinary trial and officials said all disciplinary actions stemming from the incident have now been concluded. Sgt. Kezzy Adonis, however, will be docked 20 vacation days for failure to properly …

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19-year-old drops lawsuit against Juul, Philip Morris over marketing to young people

BCFC/iStock(CHICAGO) — An Illinois teenager dropped a lawsuit on Wednesday against e-cigarette maker Juul and tobacco giant Philip Morris two days after filing it. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Illinois on Monday by 19-year old Christian Foss, claimed the companies use illegal and deceptive marketing to prey on young people. On Wednesday, Foss …

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Rehagen, Stephens request meeting with Trump

Leaders of the National Biodiesel Board and American Soybean Association have requested a meeting with President Trump to discuss small refinery exemptions and the Renewable Fuel Standard. The letter requesting the meeting is from NBB CEO Donnell Rehagen and ASA President Davie Stephens. It details damage the waivers have done to the biodiesel and renewable …

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Lawmakers call for EPA RFS waiver investigation

Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne is one of several members of Congress calling for a federal investigation into the EPA’s RFS waiver process. Axne held a press conference in Council Bluffs Wednesday saying she is requesting the EPA’s Inspector General look into what she calls the highly questionable decision-making and misuse of the EPA’s small refinery …

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Hog futures drop on demand concerns

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle futures ended the day higher on strong wholesale values and expectations of improved cash business after the markets tumbled last week.  Feeder cattle futures closed higher on the same factors.  October live cattle closed $.22 higher at $100.22 and December live cattle closed $.47 higher at $105.30.  September …

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Parson applauds USDA and Bunge moves to Missouri

Missouri Governor Mike Parson says moving part of the USDA into Kansas City will be good for farmers and ranchers and good for the state, “For the first time in our state’s history – for the FIRST time, two divisions of the USDA are moving out of Washington, D.C., thank goodness, and they’re coming to …

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As anti-government protests continue in Hong Kong, marchers embrace a new slogan made famous by Bruce Lee

LewisTsePuiLung/iStock(HONG KONG) — When Hong Kong riot police descended on a rail station where protesters were holding a sit-in on Wednesday, a small group of demonstrators unspooled a fire hose to create a watery moat in their path and shined laser beams at the officers’ faces. By the time riot police entered the station, around …

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued in Northeast as summer heat slams Southwest

ABC News(NEW YORK) — People in New York and Boston should expect a rough evening commute home Wednesday as severe storms hit the Northeast. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, New York City, Hartford, Boston and Maine. The storms will be scattered but could bring hail, wind gusts up to …

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Fires in Amazon rainforest up more than 80% this year, scientists warn

gustavofrazao/iStock(NEW YORK) — The Amazon rainforest in Brazil is experiencing a record amount of fires this year, according to the country’s space agency. The number of fires in the Brazilian Amazon between Jan. 1 and Aug. 20 — more than 74,000 as of Tuesday — has risen 84% from the same period in 2018, according …

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Ethanol production hits multi-month low

U.S. ethanol production and stocks declined last week. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says production averaged 1.023 million barrels a day, down 22,000 on the week, the lowest weekly average since April as the industry struggles with margins and EPA policy on exemption waivers for smaller oil refiners. Most of the weekly decline was in …

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Officials to reevaluate search for missing firefighters off Florida coast after 6th day

U.S. Coast Guard(PORT CANAVERAL, Fla.) — U.S. Coast Guard officials will assess whether to continue the search for two firefighters who went missing on a fishing trip off the coast of Florida after six days of operations. The search was launched after Jacksonville, Fla., firefighter Brian McCluney and Fairfax, Va., firefighter Justin Walker failed to …

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Teen girl, baby sister found dead in apparent homicide; mom named person of interest: Police

kali9/iStock(ONTARIO, Calif.) — A 4-month-old girl and her 14-year-old sister were found dead in the garage of their southern California home in a suspected homicide, and their mother has been named a person of interest, authorities said. Police in Ontario, Calif., said the girls’ identities and cause of death have not been released. Their mother …

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Migrants allowed to disembark Open Arms ship at Lampedusa as Italian government shakes

Naeblys/iStock FILE(NEW YORK) — Dozens of people were allowed to disembark a rescue ship on the Italian island of Lampedusa, ending a 19-day standoff between the Spain-based rescue organization and the Italian government. The Open Arms ship, managed by an NGO of the same name, had been waiting in the central Mediterranean with nearly 100 …

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Harvey Weinstein seeks change of venue for trial, citing ‘circus-like atmosphere’

iStockHarvey Weinstein wants his upcoming criminal trial moved because of a “circus-like atmosphere” that exists in New York, according to a recent court filing. An attorney for the disgraced film producer said in the filing that Weinstein has been demonized by “unending and ever-expanding deluge of local, national and international news, press coverage and online …

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12-year-old boy bitten in apparent shark attack in Florida, escapes with ‘very minor’ injuries: Official

Connah/iStock FILE(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — A 12-year-old boy was bitten in an apparent shark attack in Florida Wednesday morning, escaping with only “very minor” injuries, according to a fire rescue official. The boy was in waist-deep water at a Fort Lauderdale beach when he was bitten on his foot by what officials believe was a …

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19-year-old sues Juul, Philip Morris alleging illegal marketing to young people

BCFC/iStock(CHICAGO) — An Illinois teenager is suing e-cigarette maker Juul and tobacco giant Philip Morris claiming the companies use illegal and deceptive marketing to prey on young people. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Illinois on Monday, is based on the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, commonly known as RICO, which is the …

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‘Stranger Things’ star Millie Bobby Brown is launching her own vegan makeup line

Jun/iStock(NEW YORK) — Millie Bobby Brown is launching her own vegan makeup line called Florence by Mills. The Stranger Things star announced the new line by posting a video about it on Instagram. “Every young person deserves to have a good start with their skin. I want it to be vegan, clean, cruelty-free, that would …

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Trade dispute with China continues

President Trump says the trade dispute with China will continue whether “it’s good or bad” for the U.S. in the short term. Speaking to reporters Tuesday, Trump said it will help in the long term and that someone had to address China’s unfair trading practices. Trump said China wants to make a deal, but any …

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