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...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Nebraska...and South Dakota... Missouri River At Niobrara James River At Huron James River Near Forestburg James River At Mitchell ...Read More.
Effective: December 8, 2019 at 9:15amExpires: December 9, 2019 at 1:14pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

Yale responds after white student calls police on napping black student

Michael Marsland/Yale University(NEW HAVEN, Conn.) — A Yale dean said the Ivy League university needs to work at becoming “truly inclusive” after a white student called police on a black classmate who had fallen asleep in a dormitory common area. “Incidents like that of last night remind us of the continued work needed to make …

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This Toy Story plane is to infinity and beyond

Disney(ORLANDO) — This Toy Story plane is #familytravelgoals. As we hold our collective breath waiting for Toy Story Land to open at Walt Disney World Resort — which opens June 30 — fans of the movie can imagine themselves soaring to infinity and beyond on this Toy Story plane, a partnership between Disney and China …

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Nebraska cattleman scales back his cow herd

Galen Frenzen and his son operate a cattle ranching and farming operation near Fullerton, Nebraska. Their operation includes seedstock Angus and Polled Hereford cattle, as well as both fall and spring-calving herds. Frenzen says they calved over 600 cows last year, but he says they’ve reduced that number this year. He’s explains why on today’s …

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American prisoners freed by North Korea meet with Donald Trump

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md.) — Three American prisoners just freed from North Korea met with President Donald Trump early Thursday morning after landing at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. The three men — Kim Dong Chul; Kim Hak Song; and Kim Sang Duk, also known as Tony Kim — each had been detained …

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Three Americans held by North Korea back in US, Trump soon to announce summit details

iStock/Thinkstock(PYONGYANG, North Korea) — President Trump said he will announce the time and place for his upcoming summit with Kim Jong Un “within three days.” While Trump did not reveal where the meeting will be, in an exchange with ABC News’ Jonathan Karl during a meeting with the cabinet, he did say it will not …

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Three Americans held by North Korea headed back to US, Trump soon to announce summit details

iStock/Thinkstock(PYONGYANG, North Korea) — President Trump said he will announce the time and place for his upcoming summit with Kim Jong Un “within three days.” While Trump did not reveal where the meeting will be, in an exchange with ABC News’ Jonathan Karl during a meeting with the cabinet, he did say it will not …

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NCGA sees great potential in bio-based chemicals from corn

A consultant hired by the National Corn Growers Association says developing new bio-based chemicals from corn is “where the money is.” Nathan Danielson with BioCognito tells Brownfield technology and company demands for “sustainable” products have converged into a sweet spot for bio-based chemicals from corn, “If these are successful and we can get a sizable share …

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Farmland disappearance linked to low-density housing

The American Farmland Trust says U.S. farmland is disappearing at an alarming rate.  A new report by that group says that in a twenty-year period ending in 2012, more than 30 million acres of farmland were lost.  That’s equal to all the farmland in Iowa.  Trust research director Ann Sorensen says some of the problem …

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Cattle futures pressured by heavy supply

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, cattle futures closed lower.  The lack of direction from the cash cattle trade, softer wholesale values, and concerns over a heavy cattle supply are all contributing to the sluggish cattle prices.  May feeder cattle closed $.57 lower at $137.15 and August feeder cattle closed $1.02 lower at $142.70.  June live …

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A contrast of soil moisture across the Corn Belt

  Across the Corn Belt, rain is maintaining a slow pace of planting progress in parts of the upper Midwest. In contrast, dryness has begun to develop in the southwestern Corn Belt, where topsoil moisture was rated at least one-quarter very short to short on May 6 in Missouri (27%) and Nebraska (25%). On the …

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Iowa cellulosic ethanol plant is still on the market

DowDuPont continues to look for a buyer of its cellulosic ethanol plant in Iowa. The plant, which was heralded as the biggest cellulosic ethanol plant in the world, has been closed since last November. A DowDuPont spokesman tells the Ames (IA) Tribune some parties have expressed interest in the plant but didn’t say if any …

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Pilots who safely landed Southwest flight remember moment they knew there was trouble

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The pilots behind the controls of a Southwest flight that turned deadly in April when an engine failed midair, talked to ABC News recently about the moment they knew there was a problem aboard the plane. “We were passin’ through about 32,000 feet when we had a, a large bang and …

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US exit from Iran nuclear deal rattles EU companies doing business there

Sean Gallup/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –Germany, France and the U.K. vowed to maintain the Iran nuclear deal after America announced its intention to pull out Tuesday, but President Donald Trump’s plan to reimpose sanctions has already created economic uncertainty for European businesses operating there. Shortly after Trump’s news conference, the new U.S. ambassador to Germany, Richard …

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Canada sees influx of Nigerian asylum seekers crossing border from US

iStock/Thinkstock(TORONTO) — The Canadian government said it’s working with U.S. visa officials in Nigeria to mitigate the surge of migrants coming to the United States seeking a safe haven in neighboring Canada. There’s a growing number of Nigerian asylum seekers who legally travel to the United States on a visa and stay for a brief …

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‘Iron Man’ suit worth more than $300K missing

Matthias Nareyek/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Iron Man’s suit is nowhere to be found. Los Angeles ABC station KABC has confirmed that the Los Angeles Police Department is investigating the burglary at a prop storage facility in the San Fernando Valley, from which the original “Iron Man” costume went missing. Authorities said that the suit, which …

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High school evacuated after chemistry class explosion injures 17 students, 1 teacher

Google(HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn.) — A science experiment at a magnet school in the Nashville suburbs turned into a dangerous chemical fire, injuring 17 high school students and their teacher. The fumes were so great, administrators had to evacuate the rest of the school, according to fire officials. The fire happened during a chemistry lab at Merrol …

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Jittery world leaders rethink Iran nuclear deal after US pullout

ABCNews.com(NEW YORK) — World reaction to President Donald Trump’s announcement that he is pulling the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal highlights a split across America and between some of its allies, while hardliners in the Iranian parliament today burned a U.S. flag and a copy of the agreement, shouting, “Down with America.” …

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Chocolate spill makes for sweet mess on highway

iStock/Thinkstock(POZNAN, Poland) — Emergency crews in western Poland had a sticky mess on their hands after a truck full of liquid chocolate overturned Wednesday morning. A tractor-trailer spilled tons of liquid chocolate after it crashed into a barrier on a highway near Poznan, according to local broadcaster TVN24. The truck’s driver was transported to the …

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Missouri Cattlemen’s pleased with water bill

The Executive Vice President of the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association says an amendment that’s been approved by the Missouri legislature is good for Missouri cattlemen and all of agriculture, “The legislation just clarifies DNR’s regulatory authority when it comes to storm water discharge. That’s the part of it that we’re most concerned with. When we say …

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The Missouri Dairy Association Summer Classic

Tom Steever will be on the ground for The Missouri Dairy Association Summer Classic on Friday June 8 at Gunter Farms at Conway. Continue reading The Missouri Dairy Association Summer Classic at Brownfield Ag News.