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

Winter storm moving into South with flooding rain, snow

ABC News(NEW YORK) — After dumping a record 1.91 inches of rain in Los Angeles, a storm continues to move east on Friday with 15 states from Nevada to Virginia under snow, ice and flood alerts. The storm system will move into southern Texas by Friday afternoon and evening, bringing very heavy rain to eastern …

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Kathleen Kraninger confirmed to head Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Kathleen Kraninger was narrowly confirmed by the Senate to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Thursday, putting an end to an ongoing debate about the leadership of the agency. Kraninger, who served as the director for general government programs at the Office of Management and Budget, was confirmed by a 50-49 …

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New tax code may help your side hustle

LPETTET/iStock(NEW YORK) — With the end of the year fast approaching, you have a few weeks left to make moves to help boost next year’s tax refund or at least minimize how much you’re going to have to pay to Uncle Sam. ABC News’ Good Morning America spoke to Nathan Rigney from the Tax Institute …

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Trump moving ahead with second Kim summit despite working-level frustrations

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration is moving ahead with plans for a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un despite growing frustration among U.S. officials about the lack of progress on getting North Korea to denuclearize. Nearly six months after their first meeting in Singapore, the scramble …

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Time Warner Center, including CNN, evacuated due to bomb threat

WABC-TV(NEW YORK) — The Time Warner Center in Manhattan, New York, which houses CNN, was evacuated after someone called in a bomb threat late Thursday, New York ABC station WABC reported. After a sweep of the building, police did not find any explosives and employees were allowed back inside the building just after 11 p.m. …

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USDA says some crops remain in the field

A USDA meteorologist says there are still regions of the U.S. where farmers are having a tough time harvesting crops because of fall weather conditions.  Brad Rippey says, “Of the states reporting this week, we still see five percent of the soybeans left in the field as of December 2nd.” Rippey says the soybean harvest is the …

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Cheesemakers announce award winners

Ten cheese industry leaders will be recognized by their peers during an April awards ceremony. The Wisconsin Cheesemakers Association says Vice President John Epprecht of Great Lakes Cheese in Hiram, Ohio will receive a Life Member Award. Retired Foremost Farms CEO Dave Fuhrmann and former Sargento CEO Lou Gentine will be named 2019 WCMA Cheese …

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Manganese an important micronutrient for soybeans

An agronomist says as soybean farmers focus more on nutrient management, research is bringing the value of certain micronutrients to light. Jon Zuk with Winfield United tells Brownfield manganese is important for photosynthesis and supplies nitrogen to the plant. “Manganese is kind of the signaling nutrient for telling that soybean plant to coax the nitrogen …

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Expansion of cover crops should improve sustainability

A representative of Bayer Crop Science says the expansion of cover crops should improve sustainability well into the future. Charlie Foresman, Sustainable Agriculture Systems Lead tells Brownfield he expects to see more cover crops on farms in the coming years, based on current trends. “We’re about 17 million acres in the U.S. cover cropped, but …

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Blunt: Big challenge getting USMCA through Congress

Missouri U.S. Senator Roy Blunt says it will be a big challenge getting Congress to approve the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement, “If the administration anticipates that what they’ve done with hourly wages in Mexico is going to get the level of support from Democrats they would need, in a new Congress, I think it’s going …

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Dow ends flat, paring early losses after Chinese tech exec’s arrest

Caroline Purser/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended flat Thursday, paring intraday losses of nearly 800 points that were stoked by fears of a sidelined trade deal after a Chinese telecom executive was arrested in Canada on behalf of the U.S., adding to concern about trade tensions with China. The Dow recovered …

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Tyler Perry pays off layaway items at 2 Georgia Walmart stores

Milkos/iStock(ATLANTA) — Entertainment mogul Tyler Perry just shared some good news for some lucky shoppers in Georgia. The 49-year-old actor and filmmaker paid for layaway items at two Walmarts in the state — the store’s East Point and Douglasville locations. In a video posted to Twitter, Perry told his 5.6 million Twitter followers that if …

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Navy veterans crew George H.W. Bush’s historic presidential funeral train

Courtesy Union Pacific(HOUSTON) — Thousands of mourners stood by railroad tracks in Texas Thursday to honor President George H.W. Bush as his funeral train carried his casket to his final resting place. Arrangements for his presidential funeral train took years of complicated planning, but one detail worked out just the way President George H.W. Bush …

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US military observation plane flies over Ukraine in direct response to Russia’s actions in Kerch Strait

Charles J. Haymond/U.S. Air Force(WASHINGTON) — A U.S. military observation plane flew over Ukraine Thursday in direct response to Russia’s “unprovoked attack” on Ukrainian Navy ships and sailors near the Kerch Strait last month, which the Defense Department described in a statement on Thursday as a “dangerous escalation in a pattern of increasingly provocative and …

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Mourners line tracks as funeral train carries President George H.W. Bush to burial next to wife, daughter

David J. Phillip-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The nation’s farewell to President George H.W. Bush is ending in his adopted home state of Texas, when, after a more intimate service for family and friends Thursday, he will be buried where he had long hoped to be: next to his wife, Barbara, and their daughter, Robin, who broke …

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U.S. ethanol production climbs

U.S. ethanol production last week hit a multi-month high. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says production averaged 1.069 million barrels a day, up 21,000 on the week for the highest daily average since late August. The EPA last week maintained the conventional portion of the Renewable Fuel Standard, but some in the ethanol industry criticized …

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Minnesota Pork CEO says Trump has leverage with USMCA

A pork industry leader says President Trump has the leverage to accomplish his goal of renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement. Minnesota Pork CEO David Preisler tells Brownfield now that the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) has been signed by the leaders of all three countries, those governments must ratify the deal. “The President …

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Woman attacked by hippo after boat capsizes on Zimbabwe wildlife tour

aronaze/iStock(NEW YORK) — A woman was attacked by a hippopotamus while she and her husband were on a wildlife tour in Africa, according to tour operator Wild Horizons. Last Saturday, a married couple was on a canoe safari — consisting of three guests and two guides — on the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe. One of …

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Putin hosts Venezuela’s president, with aid to regime on agenda: Kremlin

MAXIM SHEMETOV/AFP/Getty Images(MOSCOW) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro visited Moscow Wednesday for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Kremlin said assistance for Maduro’s regime was on the agenda. The two leaders will discuss Russian-Venezuelan trade and economic cooperation, the Kremlin said. Russia’s aggregate investment in Venezuela currently exceeds $4.1 billion, according to the Kremlin. …

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Netanyahu launches military operation to destroy ‘cross-border terror tunnels’ from Lebanon to Israel

meshaphoto/iStock(METULA, Israel) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday to update him on the details of a military operation that will destroy cross-border tunnels between Israel and Lebanon, according to a statement released by his office. Netanyahu launched the open-ended Israeli military operation, known as Operation …

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