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...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In South Dakota... Vermillion River Near Davis Vermillion River Near Wakonda James River At Huron James River Near Forestburg ...Read More.
Effective: April 22, 2019 at 9:05amExpires: April 23, 2019 at 1:05pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

DNA testing service Ancestry pulls ad said to romanticize slavery

(NEW YORK) —  DNA testing service Ancestry is pulling an ad after an online backlash accusing it of whitewashing history and rape. The ad, which is called, “Inseparable,” shows an enslaved woman named Abigail running hand-in-hand with what would appear to be her white love interest. “Abigail,” the man says as he pulls her toward …

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5-year-old victim in Mall of America incident ‘showing real signs of recovery,’ family says

BanksPhotos/iStock(MINNEAPOLIS) — The family of a 5-year-old boy who was thrown from the third-floor balcony at the Mall of America released a hopeful update on Friday, saying that despite “a long road ahead,” the boy is “showing real signs of recovery.” “We have good news to share with you on this Good Friday,” the family …

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Ricketts slams committee’s property tax relief plan

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has slammed a property tax relief plan put forth by the legislature’s Revenue Committee, saying it would result in “the largest tax increase in Nebraska history”. The committee proposes to increase the state sales tax rate by three-quarters of a cent in order to help fund 500 million dollars in additional …

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Comedian faces president in Ukrainian pre-election stadium debate

Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In a fittingly showbiz finale to the country’s surprising election, Ukraine’s two presidential candidates, incumbent president Petro Poroshenko and Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the comedian who currently leads him the polls, faced each other on Friday in a debate held in a stadium filled with thousands of cheering supporters. The election’s second …

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How woman who lost mother-in-law in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting aims to fight anti-Semitism during Passover

Salwan Georges/The Washington Post via Getty Images(PITTSBURGH) — As the Jewish holiday of Passover begins Friday night, families and friends will gather at Seder — an orderly, annual dinner where they eat, drink, sing and re-tell the story of the enslaved Jews’ escape from Egypt. For 12 years, Marnie Fienberg hosted her family’s Seder with …

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Clearing the air on the origins of 420, the unofficial national marijuana holiday

iStock/Tunatura(NEW YORK) — The origins of the so-called pot holiday “420” are — fittingly — fuzzy. Some people will say that the holiday’s name traces back to a police code. Others, meanwhile, believe that something happened on April 20 many years ago. The near-universal consensus, however, is that “420” is a reference to the time …

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School daze: Contractor misspells crosswalk

WPLG-TV(DORAL, Fla.) —  One Florida contractor might be in need of a little more E-D-U-C-A-T-I-O-N. A motorist in Doral spotted a spelling error at a crosswalk Thursday and took a photo. The word “SCHOOL” was spelled “SCOHOL.” When the city officials were notified of the error, they took quick action. “This SCHOOL zone striping was …

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Pathologist’s report leads to no charges filed in the death of 5th grader Raniya Wright

Gofundme(WALTERBORO, S.C.) — A pathologist’s review of fifth grader Raniya Wright’s death revealed that she had a rare birth defect that caused her death, rather than the fight that she was involved in minutes before she became unresponsive, officials announced on Friday. Her mother and attorney still question the role of teachers and the girl …

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Turpin children speak out as parents are sentenced in torture case: ‘I’m taking my life back’

KABC-TV(RIVERSIDE, Calif.) —  A son and daughter of David and Louise Turpin spoke out in court for the first time Friday as their parents were sentenced for torturing and imprisoning them for years. “Now I’m taking my life back,” a daughter — one of the Turpins’ 13 children — said in court. “I’m a fighter. …

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Trump and pointless tariff fatigue

Someone has to tell the president, “Enough with the tariff threats” with U.S. trading partners. Agriculture can’t afford the outcome. I was wading through the he-said, she-said articles this week generated by the prospect of a U.S.-EU bilateral trade deal – President Trump says ag is on the table, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom, says …

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Flood Warning issued April 19 at 10:37AM MDT until further notice by NWS

…The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South Dakota…Nebraska… Firesteel Creek Near Mount Vernon Vermillion River Near Davis Vermillion River Near Wakonda James River At Huron

Flood Warning issued April 19 at 10:37AM MDT until April 21 at 12:00PM MDT by NWS

…The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South Dakota…Nebraska… Firesteel Creek Near Mount Vernon Vermillion River Near Davis Vermillion River Near Wakonda James River At Huron

Cattleman’s Beef Board names new CEO

The Cattleman’s Beef Promotion and Research Board has hired Gregory Hanes as their new CEO. Hanes, of Colorado, is chairman of the U.S. Ag Export Development Council. He was previously with the US Meat Export Federation and spent 11 years living in Tokyo as the USMEF’s Japan director. Chuck Coffey with the Beef Board says …

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Warmer; short-term drier spell on the Plains

Across the Corn Belt, rain is shifting east as a slow-moving cold front clears the region, though cool, showery weather lingers over the Ohio Valley. Drier weather behind the front will allow fields to dry and producers to resume corn and soybean planting; however, soils likely remain waterlogged in western portions of the region. On …

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Warmer; wet pattern centered on the Plains

A storm over the Tennessee Valley will drift northeastward and stall, while an accompanying cold front taps into tropical moisture as it sweeps across the East Coast States. The net result will be a wide swath of 1 to 2 inches of rain (locally more) across the eastern third of the nation over the next …

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Exclusive video goes inside underwater cave rescue of diver in Tennessee

Edd Sorenson/Cave Adventurers(NEW YORK) — Exclusive video obtained by ABC News goes inside a murky, underwater cave in Tennessee during the daring rescue of a highly trained British diver who went missing while exploring. Josh Bratchley, a member of the elite international team that helped save 12 boys and their soccer coach from a flooded …

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Hudson Media buys “National Enquirer” for $100 million

Lawrey/iStock(NEW YORK) — In the wake of scandals surrounded by President Donald Trump and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the National Enquirer has been sold off by American Media Inc. Both the U.S. and U.K. versions of the National Enquirer, known for its often-salacious tabloid fare, as well as the Globe and National Examiner, were purchased …

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Facebook collected email contacts from 1.5M users without their knowledge

Facebook(MENLO PARK, Calif.) — Facebook admitted on Thursday that it had uploaded the email contacts of 1.5 million users without their knowledge or consent, in the latest revelation about user data compromised by the social media giant. The company also admitted that it stored the passwords of millions of Instagram users in unencrypted plain text …

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Journalist, 29, shot to death during riots in Northern Ireland

Chalabala/iStock(NEW YORK) — A journalist from Northern Ireland was shot and killed by what authorities called “terrorists” during rioting in the country ahead of this weekend’s religious holidays. Lyra McKee, 29, was fatally shot Thursday night in Derry/Londonderry near Creggan, a large housing complex in the northwest town, about 70 miles west of Belfast, the …

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UK to introduce first age-verification system for online pornography

scyther5/iStock(LONDON) — The United Kingdom said it will introduce a law requiring Age Verification Certificates, or AVCs, to view online pornography beginning in July, making it the first country to do so. Digital rights campaigners have criticized the decision aimed at ensuring only those 18 and older can view the material, producers of which could …

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