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...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Nebraska...south Dakota...iowa... Missouri River Near Greenwood Missouri River Near Verdel Missouri River At Niobrara Missouri River At Springfield ...Read More.
Effective: July 18, 2019 at 8:43amExpires: July 19, 2019 at 12:42pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

Actresses, CEOs arrested in nationwide college admissions cheating scam

sshepard/iStock(BOSTON) — Actresses and chief executives are among 50 people arrested in a nationwide college admissions cheating scam, according to court records unsealed in Boston Tuesday. Those indicted allegedly paid bribes of up to $6 million to get their children into elite colleges, including Yale, Stanford, Georgetown and the University of Southern California, federal prosecutors …

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Travelers asking airlines: Is the Boeing 737 MAX 8 safe to fly?

Stephen Brashear/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Travelers asked airlines on Monday whether a new plane that’s now been involved in two deadly crashes since October — the Boeing 737 MAX 8 — is safe to fly. On Sunday, one of those planes, operated by Ethiopian Airlines, crashed just minutes after taking off from Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa. …

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New storm takes aim, bringing blizzard conditions, flooding and maybe more tornadoes

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A massive storm developing in the Southwest is starting to head east — bringing blizzard conditions from Colorado to the Dakotas, flooding to the Plains and Midwest and potentially severe weather to the South. The storm is in the Southwest Tuesday morning, drenching Southern California, Phoenix and Las Vegas with rain. …

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New storm takes aim, bringing blizzard conditions, flooding and maybe more tornadoes

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A massive storm developing in the Southwest is starting to head east — bringing blizzard conditions from Colorado to the Dakotas, flooding to the Plains and Midwest and potentially severe weather to the South. The storm is in the Southwest Tuesday morning, drenching Southern California, Phoenix and Las Vegas with rain. …

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Flood Watch

National Weather Service Sioux Falls, SD The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a flood watch for Davison, Hanson, McCook, Moody, Lake, Miner and Brookings counties in South Dakota. The flood watch remains in effect from Wednesday morning through Thursday evening. A large storm system will bring warmer air northward, along with the …

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School baseball coach, wife electrocuted to death repairing hurricane damage on field

MattGush/iStock(BRISTOL, Fla.) — A high school baseball coach and his wife were electrocuted to death on the field in Florida while trying to repair hurricane damage, authorities said. Liberty County High School’s head baseball coach, Corey Crum, was operating a boom lift and unloading equipment from a trailer at the school’s baseball field in Bristol, …

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Farmers can apply LEAN principles to save money on the farm

Allen Bonthuis with AIS Construction Equipment tells Brownfield there are many similarities between material-handling businesses like mining and farming, and using LEAN principles to eliminate wasted movement, labor, and machine costs can save a lot of money. Continue reading Farmers can apply LEAN principles to save money on the farm at Brownfield Ag News.      

Ohio Farm Bureau county presidents’ trip to DC kicks off today

Ohio Farm Bureau members will discuss priorities with legislators in D.C. during their annual County Presidents’ trip this week. The farm bureau members will discuss regulatory reform, trade and other issues impacting agriculture and their communities. They will also hear from several members of Congress and talk one-on-one with representatives and lawmakers. Continue reading Ohio …

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China, Ethiopia, Indonesia and Singapore ground Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft after crash

Ethiopian Airlines(LONDON) — A growing list of airline carriers around the world are grounding fleets of the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft in the wake of a crash of the same model that killed all 157 people on board. A new Boeing 737 Max 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines went down in clear weather on …

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk denies violating SEC fraud settlement

Joshua Lott/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Attorneys for Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the Securities and Exchange Commission was broadly overreaching when it sought to hold him in contempt of court over a tweet he posted last month. In documents filed Monday, the attorneys said Musk’s Feb. 19 tweet was a restatement of prior disclosures and that …

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Severe weather in South could mean more tornadoes

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A massive storm developing in the Southwest will be tracking northeast into the central U.S., creating blizzard conditions, flooding and severe storms that may produce tornadoes. Snow already fell in southern California yesterday, just outside of Los Angeles and San Diego. Rain is falling in those cities now as well as …

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‘Like an explosion’: Texas mom dies when rock crashes through windshield

Courtesy of the Flores family(TEMPLE, Texas) — The family of Keila Flores, who was killed after someone threw a rock from a highway overpass that blasted through the windshield of the vehicle she was in, made a desperate plea for justice on Monday, asking the suspect to come forward and confess. Flores, 33, on Saturday …

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Flood Watch issued March 12 at 2:23AM MDT until March 14 at 6:00PM MDT by NWS

…FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING… The Flood Watch continues for * Portions of southwest Minnesota and South Dakota, including the following areas, in southwest Minnesota, Cottonwood, Lincoln MN, Lyon MN, Murray, and Pipestone. In South Dakota,

Travelers asking airlines: Is the Boeing 737 MAX 8 safe to fly?

Stephen Brashear/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Travelers asked airlines on Monday whether a new plane that’s now been involved in two deadly crashes since October — the Boeing 737 MAX 8 — is safe to fly. On Sunday, one of those planes, operated by Ethiopian Airlines, crashed just minutes after taking off from Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa. …

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Carriers around the world ground Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft after crash

Ethiopian Airlines(LONDON) — A growing list of airline carriers around the world are grounding their fleets of the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft in the wake of a crash of the same model that killed all 157 people on board. A new Boeing 737 Max 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines went down in clear weather …

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Ricketts emphasizes ag’s importance to Nebraska’s economy

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts says he’ll emphasize the importance of agriculture to the state’s economy during Agriculture Week stops across the state this week. Ricketts says when agriculture is struggling financially, it affects everyone in the state. “When that happens to our largest industry, we see that show up in our state revenues,” Ricketts says. …

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Modified ‘fake meat’ labeling bill receives Nebraska ag committee approval

A bill in the Nebraska legislature that would ban the labeling of plant-based or lab-based food products as “meat” has been modified to avoid some of the legal challenges those laws have faced in other states. State Senator Carol Blood of Bellevue says the new bill, LB 594, acts as an amendment to the existing …

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Agencies differ on labeling cell-based agricultural products

A USDA official says how to label cell-based foods still needs to be worked out between the USDA and the FDA.  USDA Acting Undersecretary for Food Safety, Carmen Rottenberg, says USDA wants labels that are truthful and not misleading so consumers know what they’re purchasing. “As an agency, we look at things like economic adulteration. …

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Extended winter causing transportation concerns

The wet fall followed by a winter of heavy snow is causing concern about inland waterway shipping. Tom Steever spoke to Mike Steenhoek, Executive Director of the Soy Transportation Coalition, who says anticipated high water in the spring also threatens wash-outs on the farm to market roads and railroads that farmers depend on. To find out …

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Missouri Ag Dept. kicks off Ag Week by feeding people

Missouri FFA members and Missouri’s First and Second Ladies opened National Agriculture Week by feeding people at the Columbia, Missouri, Ronald McDonald House. Missouri Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn tells Brownfield the governor’s wife Teresa Parson and the lieutenant governor’s wife Claudia Kehoe were among those helping with the kick-off event. “We all came together …

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