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Effective: July 16, 2019 at 8:43amExpires: July 17, 2019 at 12:42pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

USS South Dakota crew member gets a special surprise during Mitchell visit

USS South Dakota Fire Control Technician Dylan Cain was among a group of ten crew members visiting Mitchell Sunday on their way to Sturgis. He says the murals caught his attention. “That’s one of the most creative things I’ve ever seen with the South Dakota on it,” Cain said. “I thought it was amazing.” Cain …

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50 years later: Astronaut Michael Collins returns to the Apollo 11 launch pad: ‘It’s a wonderful feeling’

iStock(BREVARD COUNTY, Fla.) — Astronaut Michael Collins, 88, returned to where it all began — the spot where Apollo 11 launched into space 50 years ago Tuesday. He reflected on the mission that brought man to the moon and what he hopes to see for space exploration in the future. “It’s a wonderful feeling to …

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Instagram faces criticism after leaving gruesome images of teen’s corpse on platform for hours

iStock(NEW YORK) — A man suspected of murdering 17-year-old Bianca Devins alerted police to the killing by posting photographs of her dead body on multiple social media platforms, police said. Now, Instagram is facing criticism from social media users for allegedly failing to swiftly remove the gruesome images. “I have seen the pictures. I will …

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Twins conjoined at the head successfully separated after 55 hours of surgery

iStock(LONDON) — A pair of extremely rare conjoined twins were successfully separated after a total of 55 hours of surgery during a months-long endeavor to help them each live independent lives. The odds were stacked against Safa and Marwa Ullah, now 2, from the moment they were born, according to the officials at the London …

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Police: Man arrested in murder of Louisiana African-American museum founder Sadie Roberts-Joseph

iStock(BATON ROUGE, La.) — A Louisiana man has been arrested in the murder of a beloved 75-year-old community activist whose body was discovered asphyxiated in the trunk of her car, police said at a news conference Tuesday afternoon. The death of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, who founded an African American museum in Baton Rouge and teamed up …

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Bayer announces move to St. Louis

Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced today Bayer’s North American Crop Science Division is moving 500 jobs to Creve Coeur, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. The announcement comes after Parson’s trip to Europe where he met with Bayer CEO Werner Baumann. Parson says the $164 Million move has been in the works since before the …

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Outside markets pressure cattle futures

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle futures were lower on profit-taking ahead of widespread direct cash business.  Feeder cattle futures were lower on the same factors with additional pressure from the outside markets.  August live cattle closed $.27 lower at $108.22 and October live cattle closed $.52 lower at $109.25.  August feeder cattle closed …

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Moniteau County, Missouri takes CAFO-related health ordinance back to drawing board

The Moniteau County Health Board Monday withdrew its motion for a health ordinance that would effectively regulate concentrated animal feeding operations, or CAFOs. The issue will be reconsidered after discussion by a study group that includes farmers, according to James Canter, chairman of that board. “Everybody’s in favor of clean air and clean water, right,” …

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Police: Dad dies trying to save kids swept away by wave at North Carolina beach

iStock(WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C.) — A North Carolina father died while trying to rescue his children from rough waters at the state’s Wrightsville Beach, according to police. Two of Johnny Lee Vann Jr.’s kids were walking on a jetty wall on Sunday afternoon when they were swept off by a wave, Capt. Jason Bishop of the …

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Cyberbullying is on the rise among middle and high school students, report finds

iStock(NEW YORK) — While overall rates of bullying in schools across the country have not changed, a new federal report released Tuesday revealed that online bullying has increased among middle and high school students. Among the 20 percent of students who said they were bullied between the ages of 12 and 18 during the 2016 …

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Puerto Rico governor says he will not resign despite protests over scandal involving controversial texts

iStock(NEW YORK) — A day after protesters clashed with police outside the governor’s mansion, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello insisted that he would not resign his post. Rossello said he understood that Monday night’s protests were a direct message against him and his administration. “I will continue in my job,” a defiant Rossello said from …

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Lawyer: Financier Jeffrey Epstein allegedly had ‘improper sexual conduct’ with young women while in ‘jail’

Stephanie Keith/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Wealthy financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein continued to have visits from young women that allegedly resulted in sexual liaisons while he was in ‘jail’ in Florida, a lawyer for one of his accusers said Tuesday. Attorney Brad Edwards, who represents Epstein accuser Courtney Wild and several other alleged …

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South Korean sisters adopted separately learn they grew up 30 minutes apart

Courtesy Ashley Enright(LANSING, Mich.) — Two women who were born in South Korea have developed a close bond after learning they’re actually sisters and share the same biological mother. Ashley Enright, 31, and Trisha Thompson, 30, discovered the news after both took DNA tests and were predicted to be half-siblings. The sisters grew up just …

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Couple married 71 years die on same day, just 12 hours apart

iStock(WAYNESBORO, Ga.) — Georgia couple who were married for 71 years have died just hours apart. Marilyn DeLaigle, 88, and her husband, Herbert DeLaigle, 94, both died on Friday, July 12, according to an online obituary. “Mrs. DeLaigle was married to Mr. Herbert DeLaigle for 71 years who entered into rest 12 hours prior to …

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A stunted soybean crop in 2019

An extension crops educator says soybeans planted late will be shorter and struggle to achieve canopy closure. Dave Nicolai with the University of Minnesota says in many places the crop is hitting the critical blooming phase. “They’ll put on more height, but I think in a lot of cases, less canopy cover (and) shorter soybeans. …

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Agronomist says corn yields might ‘surprise farmers’

A Burrus Seeds field agronomist says Missouri and Illinois farmers need to hold off on fungicide applications as close to tasseling as possible. Dana Harder says earlier applications don’t bring fungicide resources to the ear, losing yield benefit. “We want to delay those applications as close to tasseling as we can,” Harder says. “And when …

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Soybeans, corn lower on higher crop ratings

Soybeans were lower on commercial and technical selling. The USDA’s crop condition rating improved last week, when most had been expecting at least some decline because of drier than normal conditions in some areas and the continued impact of wet weather earlier in the season. Still, development’s slow and there are a lot of questions …

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Ag tech helps Illinois farmer improve yields

A central Illinois farmer says ag tech has helped improve yields on his corn and soybean operation. “There is no question that ag tech has improved profitability on my farm.” Jacob Wade, farms in McLean County, Illinois which was the largest producing county of both corn and soybeans in the nation in 2018. Wade says …

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Farmer says plant 19 has been unlike any other year

West Central Indiana Farmer Brent Bible says the 2019 planting season has been unlike anything he’s experienced. “I don’t know any other way to say it other than 2019 has been a dumpster fire of a year,” he says. “It’s been a stressful year, a challenging year, and we’re only in mid-July.” Bible tells Brownfield …

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Spontaneous combustion of tempura flakes blamed for sushi restaurant fires

iStock(MADISON, Wis.) — A popular sushi ingredient is believed to be the cause of seven restaurant fires across the country, after officials discovered the product could self-heat and spontaneously combust. The fires, five of which happened in Wisconsin, were the “result of a preparation technique” used to make deep-fried tempura flakes, commonly referred to as …

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2-year-old Gabriella Vitale found alive and healthy after she was missing overnight in northern Michigan woods

iStock(MONROE, Mich.) — A missing 2-year-old girl was found alive and healthy Tuesday morning after she spent the night lost in the woods while on a family camping trip in northern Michigan, authorities said. Gabriella Roselynn Vitale was reunited with her mother and taken to a hospital to be evaluated, but first responders say she …

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