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...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Nebraska...south Dakota... Missouri River Near Greenwood Missouri River Near Verdel Missouri River At Niobrara Missouri River At Springfield ...Read More.
Effective: August 18, 2019 at 9:35amExpires: August 19, 2019 at 1:35pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

Brownfield interviews steer winners at State Fair

All their hard work paid off for the Grand and Reserve Grand Champion steer exhibitors at this year’s Missouri State Fair. Gage Baker is from Fulton, a member of the Rising Sun 4-H Club.  His Grand Champion market steer, named Fuzzy for his fuzzy ears, weighs 13-hundred-25 pounds. He tells Brownfield Ag News, “He’s from …

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Man flew in plane’s cargo hold from Havana to Miami: CBP

Obtained by ABC News(MIAMI) —  A 26-year-old Cuban man who stowed away in the cargo hold of a flight from Havana to Miami was arrested Friday morning by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. “CBP received reports of a possible stowaway shortly after midnight after a ramp agent encountered the man while offloading baggage,” CBP spokesperson …

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Jeffrey Epstein’s death ruled suicide by hanging, medical examiner says

MivPiv/iStock(NEW YORK) — New York City’s medical examiner has ruled Jeffrey Epstein’s death in a Manhattan jail cell suicide by hanging. The disgraced financier, who was facing federal sex trafficking charges, was found unresponsive in his cell at Metropolitan Correctional Center in Lower Manhattan on the morning of Aug. 10. Epstein, 66, was set to …

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Massive crowds at airports across US after delays from nationwide customs outage

Placebo365/iStock(NEW YORK) — Travelers are facing significant lines at airports across the country from what U.S. Customs and Border Protection is calling a “temporary outage” with its processing systems. According to a CBP statement, the agency said it’s “taking immediate action to address the technology disruption.” “CBP officers continue to process international travelers using alternative …

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Tyson Foods recalls 39,000 pounds of frozen chicken patties possibly contaminated with ‘foreign matter’

Tyson Foods, Inc.(NEW YORK) — Tyson Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling approximately 39,078 pounds of frozen chicken patties over concerns the products were possibly contaminated with “extraneous materials,” according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The impacted products were distributed in Missouri, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia, according …

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Latest North Korea launch unlikely to break stalemate in US diplomatic talks

MicroStockHub/iStock(NEW YORK) — North Korea fired two short-range projectiles into the Sea of Japan early Friday morning according to South Korea’s military, marking North Korea’s sixth round of short-range missile testing in less than a month. The launch began just hours after North Korea rejected further dialogue with Seoul, citing its frustration with joint U.S.-South …

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Family of mom charged after her toddler is killed by a car calls for charges against driver

Obtained by KTRK-TV(HOUSTON) — The family of a Houston mother who is facing child endangerment charges after a car driven by someone else struck and killed her toddler is calling for the driver to be charged. Gissel Vazquez, 18, could be seen in surveillance footage on Wednesday walking far ahead of her 18-month-old son Alan …

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Jeffrey Epstein’s death ruled suicide by hanging, source says

MivPiv/iStock(NEW YORK) —  Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein’s death in a Manhattan jail cell was ruled suicide by hanging, New York City’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has concluded, a source familiar with the conclusion told ABC News. ABC News has previously reported Epstein hanged himself with a bedsheet in his cell at the …

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Schnitkey doubts corn yields can reach USDA estimate

University of Illinois farm management specialist Gary Schnitkey expects 2019 corn yields to be lower than USDA’s latest forecast of nearly 170 bushels per acre. “I think that number could go down. And you’ve got to remember that we’re just ending pollination, or still in pollination on a lot of those corn acres. So this …

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Hemp Harvest Festival

Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Meghan Grebner will be on the ground in Winchester, Kentucky on Saturday, October 5, 2019 for the Hemp Harvest Festival. Continue reading Hemp Harvest Festival at Brownfield Ag News.      

SEMO research into new rice strains

A Missouri research team is working to create new heat-tolerant and herbicide resistant rice strains. Dr. Christian DeGuzman, rice breeder with Southeast Missouri State University, says rice yields declined several years ago because of extreme heat which prompted their research, “We wanted to be proactive and we wanted to look forward to have a variety …

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Minnesota State Fair confident in livestock disease prevention

The Minnesota State Fair is confident its protocols are enough to prevent the introduction of African swine fever. Several Midwestern states, including Iowa, have implemented additional swine health inspection requirements because of the threat of ASF. Kent Thiesse helps with 4-H livestock exhibits and says State Fair officials and Minnesota Board of Animal Health officials …

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Missouri Congresswoman Hartzler meets with Boone County farmers

Brownfield’s Julie Harker will be on the ground in Columbia on August 23 when Missouri Congresswoman Hartzler meets with Boone County farmers to provide Congressional update at MU’s Bradford Research Center, Columbia, MO. Continue reading Missouri Congresswoman Hartzler meets with Boone County farmers at Brownfield Ag News.      

Prosecutor defends controversial murder charges against teen burglary suspects

Marilyn Nieves/iStock(CHICAGO) —  Murder charges against the teenage burglary suspects whose friend was shot dead by a homeowner are “appropriate” because they were “solely responsible for placing” their friend in danger, an Illinois prosecutor says. Lake County State’s Attorney Michael Nerheim on Thursday defended arresting the five teens, ages 16 to 18, for felony murder …

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Indiana Army National Guard soldier killed in tactical vehicle accident at Fort Hood

vencavolrab/iStock(FORT HOOD, TX) — An Indiana Army National Guard soldier was killed in a tactical vehicle accident Thursday at a training area in Fort Hood, Texas. The soldier, whose identity is being withheld pending next of kin notification, died from injuries suffered during the accident, according to a Fort Hood statement. The U.S. Army Combat …

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2 officers ‘ambushed,’ shot while serving eviction notice: Officials

vmargineanu/iStock(VAN BUREN, Mo.) — A Missouri Highway Patrol trooper and a deputy with the Carter County Sheriff’s Department were shot Friday while serving an eviction notice to a man who then barricaded inside his home, officials said. The deputy was airlifted from the scene to an area hospital, while the trooper was hit in the …

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Flood Statement issued August 16 at 9:04AM MDT until further notice by NWS

…The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Nebraska…South Dakota… Missouri River Near Greenwood Missouri River Near Verdel Missouri River At Niobrara Missouri River At Springfield

‘There is no turning back’: Another weekend of protests kick off in Hong Kong

LewisTsePuiLung/iStock(HONG KONG) — Thousands of people stood elbow to elbow chanting “Power to the People!” on a humid night in central Hong Kong on Friday, as anti-government protests that began here in early June and led to a shutdown of the city’s busy international airport this week showed no signs of slowing down. In the …

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2 Missouri officers shot while serving eviction notice: Officials

NEW YORK) — A Missouri Highway Patrol trooper and a deputy with the Carter County Sheriff’s Department were shot Friday while serving an eviction notice to a man, who is now barricaded inside his home in Van Buren, officials said. The deputy was airlifted from the scene to an area hospital, while the trooper was …

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9-year-old girl bitten in apparent shark attack at Florida beach: Officials

ramihalim/iStock(NEW YORK) — A 9-year-old girl was bitten in an apparent shark attack at a Florida beach on Friday, officials said. Her injuries are not considered serious and she’s expected to recover, according to a shark incident report released by Volusia County. Just before 11 a.m, the girl was wading in about knee-deep water at …

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