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Effective: January 20, 2020 at 8:05amExpires: January 27, 2020 at 3:05pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

Americans from all walks of life come to Capitol to honor President George H.W. Bush

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — As a military honor guard stood silent watch, thousands reverently filed through the U.S. Capitol Rotunda Tuesday to pay respects to former President George H.W. Bush as he lay in state ahead of his state funeral Wednesday morning. Since Monday evening and all through the night — with only the sounds …

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Winter pattern covers much of the Heartland

Across the Corn Belt, patches of light snow are primarily affecting southern and western areas. Cold, cloudy weather prevails throughout the Midwest, hampering final harvest efforts. In South Dakota, nearly one-fifth (18%) of the sunflower acreage remained in the field on December 2. On the Plains, snow remains on the ground across much of the …

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George H.W. Bush remembered as friend to agriculture

President George H.W. Bush is being remembered as a friend to agriculture who helped expand trade between the U.S. and China. Iowa Farm Bureau president Craig Hill says Bush brought a calming presence to the Oval Office. “We need that congeniality, that amicability that come sometimes in politics and was with George Herbert Walker Bush.  …

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After CIA briefing, Republicans say ‘no question’ Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi murder

wellesenterprises/iStock(WASHINGTON) — Following a briefing to senators by CIA director Gina Haspel Tuesday on the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi leading Republicans told reporters that there was “zero question” that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the brutal murder. Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker, a Tennessee Republican, said “I have zero …

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‘I woke up when I heard a lot of screaming’: survivors recall fatal Arkansas bus crash

Brian Emfinger/LSM(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) — Ty’Jier Terrell says he woke up to screams and the sight of his fellow youth-football teammates bleeding as their charter bus rolled down an embankment just outside Little Rock Arkansas. “I woke up when I felt something hit my head,” 13-year-old Ty’Jier told CBS affiliate station WREG-TV in Memphis, Tennessee. …

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Mitchell man arrested for assaulting Police officers

A 40 year old Mitchell man was arrested for assaulting Police officers, domestic aggravated assault and reckless driving. He’s identified as Jose Angel Sanchez. The arrest was regarding an incident involving 5 Police Officers, Sanchez and an adult female that took place outside, in front of the Main entrance to The City of Mitchell Department …

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GDT index rises despite drop in Cheddar prices

The Global Dairy Index rose 2-point-2 percent in Tuesday’s trading event with an average price of $2,819 dollars a metric ton.  It’s the first significant increase since early last winter. More than half of the product sold was whole milk powder, which was up 2.5% at $2,667 a metric ton, or $1.20 a pound.  Nearly …

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Storminess ahead for the southern-tier of the U.S.

  Cold but mostly tranquil weather will prevail nearly nationwide during the next several days. However, locally heavy showers will linger today across the lower Southeast, while snow showers will develop downwind of the Great Lakes. During the mid- to late-week period, a storm system will arrive in California and drift eastward across the nation’s …

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President Trump to offer his private condolences to Bush family in Blair House visit

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Trump and first lady Melania Trump on Tuesday will offer their condolences to the “wonderful” Bush family during a private visit to the Blair House on Tuesday, the president announced by tweet. The president also said that Melania Trump will be giving former first lady Laura Bush a tour of the …

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Colorado man who killed killing pregnant wife and daughters, moved to prison out of state: Officials

ABC News(DENVER) — The Colorado man convicted of killing his pregnant wife and two young daughters has been moved to a prison out of state, according to the Colorado Department of Corrections. Chris Watts was sentenced this month to life without parole for the murders of his pregnant wife, Shanann Watts, 34, and their daughters …

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Fatal act of kindness: Baltimore woman stabbed after giving money to panhandler

Courtesy Keith Smith(BALTIMORE) — As Keith Smith talked about his wife, Jacquelyn Smith, he rattled off a list of characteristics he fell in love with: She was a career woman, a good mother, a church-goer and, most of all, a giving person. Her kindness, he said, is what cost her her life. Now Baltimore police …

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Moisture ahead for the southern-tier of the U.S.

  Cold but mostly tranquil weather will prevail nearly nationwide during the next several days. However, locally heavy showers will linger today across the lower Southeast, while snow showers will develop downwind of the Great Lakes. During the mid- to late-week period, a storm system will arrive in California and drift eastward across the nation’s …

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New ag lender focuses on operating loans

Farmers are beginning to see new types of lending operations that might help them improve their overall financial plan.  Bill York with FarmOp Capital talks about a type of loan that’s common in other businesses but is just getting off the ground in agriculture   Continue reading New ag lender focuses on operating loans at …

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France suspends planned fuel tax increase after violent protests

NithidPhoto/iStock(PARIS) — France’s prime minister said Tuesday the government was suspending the fuel tax increase for six months following nationwide protests in recent weeks. “In order to appease the country, we have decided — with the French president — to suspend the fuel tax increase,” Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said at a news conference. The …

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Political crisis in UK ahead of Brexit debate

narvikk/iStock(LONDON) — U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a constitutional crisis before her government debates the Brexit withdrawal agreement that was approved in November. Starting Tuesday, the British Parliament will debate whether to accept the terms of the deal that was negotiated by May and representatives from the E.U. The debates will span five …

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Woman sues Hilton for $100 million, alleging employee filmed her in the shower

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A woman says she was secretly recorded by a hotel employee while showering at a Hampton Inn & Suites three years ago. Now, she has filed a $100 million lawsuit against Hilton, the hotel’s parent company. The woman, who has not been named, says the employee, whom she does not know, …

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Trump claims ‘BIG leap forward’ in China trade talks, but details unclear

Hogogo/iStock(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Monday tweeted optimistically that relations between the United States and China “have taken a BIG leap forward!” and predicted that “very good things will happen” after he reached a temporary truce with China’s President Xi Jinping in the ongoing trade war over the course of a three-hour-long dinner on …

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Two key groups label Rohingya slaughter ‘genocide’ as Trump administration stays mum

yorkfoto/iStock(NEW YORK) — Myanmar’s violence against the Rohingya, a Muslim-majority ethnic group, constituted a genocide, according to two new reports released Monday — a determination that the Trump administration still has not made, even after releasing an exhaustive fact-finding report in September that documented the atrocities in horrifying detail. The administration’s silence on genocide is …

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California fearing potential mudslides from West Coast storm

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A strong, slow-moving storm system is beginning to affect California, with rain up and down the coast and snow in the mountains. The core of the system is trailing a heavy band of rain expected to arrive later Tuesday morning or afternoon. The system will continue moving south on Wednesday morning, …

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Pentagon to resume sending green card holding recruits to training

PeteMuller/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon will resume sending thousands of military recruits, who are lawful Permanent Residents (LPR), to basic training in order to comply with a federal court order. The recruits had been effectively barred from joining the military because of a new Pentagon rule requiring a lengthy background check before legal permanent residents could …

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