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Effective: April 20, 2019 at 10:21amExpires: April 21, 2019 at 2:19pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

Record rainfall leads to flooding in New England, summer-like temperatures on the way

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Several days of record rainfall combined with melting snow is causing flooding in some New England towns. On Thursday more than 3 inches of rain fell near Bar Harbor, Maine, while Augusta, Maine, saw a record daily rainfall of 1.29 inches. As that storm moves out, a new one is already moving …

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Prince William, Princess Kate announce name of newborn son

Chris Jackson/Getty Images(LONDON) — Prince William and Princess Kate have announced the name of their third child: Louis Arthur Charles.  The baby will be known as His Royal Highness Prince Louis of Cambridge, Kensington Palace said in a statement. William and Kate chose with their third child, and second son, to include two parts of …

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Hundreds in caravan of Central Americans expected to claim asylum at border on Sunday

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The group responsible for organizing a month-long journey of hundreds of Central Americans away from violence in their homelands and toward the U.S. reiterated on Thursday that the men, women, teens and children it represents have the legal right to demand asylum. Alex Mensing, a project coordinator for the group, Pueblo Sin …

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North Korea, South Korea agree to end war, denuclearize peninsula

Korea Summit Press Pool/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — North Korea and South Korea have agreed to denuclearize the peninsula and later this year formally end the war between the two nations that began in 1950.  The nations signed an armistice when the fighting ended in 1953, but they’ve now agreed to pursue a proper peace agreement …

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Farmers Union VP says House Ag Committee farm bill needs more than a SNAP fix

The Vice President of the National Farmers Union says the SNAP program reforms are not the only problems in the House Ag Committee’s version of the farm bill.  Patty Edelburg tells Brownfield mandatory funding for many programs would be changed to discretionary funding, “so every year, they’re going to have to go back and ask …

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USDA says most dairy products had more production in 2017

The new USDA report shows butter production rose four-tenths of a percent, and American type cheese up 6.4% Gouda cheese production was up 11.6% and Romano production was up 11.2% over 2016. The biggest drop in production was for brick cheese, which was down 14.9% over the previous year. Nearly half of the Italian type …

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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un crosses DMZ line for historic meeting with South Korea

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has crossed the line dividing the demilitarized zone (DMZ) to meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in what’s being described as a historic summit. The two leaders shook hands at the Military Demarcation Line dividing the North from the South, smiling, chatting and …

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Milo Yiannopoulos appearing at Cal Poly amid racially charged climate on campus

Michael Masters/Getty Images(SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif.) — Controversy surrounds Milo Yiannopoulos’ speech this evening at the California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, after the school was at the center of multiple racially charged incidents in recent weeks. The Cal Poly College Republicans Club is hosting the “Fake News Panel” Thursday evening, which will include …

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Farmers watching livestock after refinery explosion

An explosion at a Superior, Wisconsin oil refinery Thursday has some farmers concerned about livestock.  Mark and Cora Liebaert raise beef southeast of Superior. Cora Liebaert tells Brownfield that as of late Thursday afternoon, the toxic cloud missed their farm, and she hopes the livestock will remain safe.  “Evidently, it’s the black cloud.  It’s dust, …

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Governor, Ag Secretary, FSA Director tour Wisconsin farms damaged by blizzard

Government leaders want Wisconsin farmers impacted by the recent blizzard they will help them recover. Wisconsin Ag Secretary Sheila Harsdorf tells Brownfield, “The northeast was hit hard with this storm and we, between the federal government and the state, we want to do whatever we can to get people back on their feet.” Harsdorf joined Governor …

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Roberts promises Senate farm bill action ‘in early May’

Senate Ag Committee chair Pat Roberts says he expects committee markup of the Senate farm bill to take place in early May—and he says it could reach the Senate floor soon after that. “I will say that, on both sides, Senator Schumer and Senator McConnell have indicated that as soon as we get that done, …

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Missouri extends dicamba deadline for SE Missouri

Farmers in Southeast Missouri now have more time to use new formulations of dicamba. Missouri Ag Director Chris Chinn says because of wet weather and slow planting, farmers will need that extra time. The state use label for Xtendimax, Engenia and Fexapan has been changed to a cut-off date of June 10th, from the original June first. It …

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MFA applicators focus on early dicamba application

Missouri-based MFA cooperative is stressing caution to its applicators when it comes to over-the-top use of newer dicamba herbicides this growing season. Jason Weirich, MFA director of agronomy, tells Brownfield Ag News it’s important to remember that dicamba is not a silver bullet and is best used in the early growing season, “We’re really focused on using …

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Russia accused of ‘obscene masquerade’ after flying in alleged witnesses to Syrian chemical attack

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Russia has been accused by Britain and France of organizing an “obscene masquerade.” These claims come after Russia reportedly flew in several Syrians to the headquarters of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), who Russian officials claimed could prove the chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma this …

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Parents meet 911 dispatcher who helped them deliver baby at home

iStock/Thinkstock(JESSUP, Pa.) — A couple forced to deliver their fourth child at home with the help of a 911 dispatcher on the line recently got to meet the woman they deemed their “real-life hero.” On April 17, around 1 a.m., Tim Benedict of Jessup, Pennsylvania, called 911 to report that his wife, Arlee Benedict, was …

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Will the North-South Korea talks be more successful than these historic summits?

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — President Moon Jae-in of South Korea and North Korean leader Kim Jung Un are set to meet in a few hours on the border between their countries amid hopes the talks could lead to a formal end to the Korean War, or the beginning of a plan for denuclearization of …

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American Airlines sued after passenger who suffered midflight emergency dies

Oswell Family Handou(NEW YORK) — The family of a South Carolina woman who died after suffering a medical emergency midflight is now suing American Airlines alleging wrongful death. Brittany Oswell, 25, suffered an embolism while flying from Honolulu, Hawaii to Dallas, Texas two years ago. The lawsuit claims the flight crew never attempted to make …

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Bill Cosby accuser reacts to guilty verdict: ‘Women are being believed, finally’

Mark Makela/Getty Images(NORRISTOWN, Pa.) — A Bill Cosby accuser who’d traveled from California to attend the weeks-long trial in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, told ABC News today that she was “elated” after hearing the guilty verdict. “We [accusers] are finally believing in the system. The system is now working for us,” Victoria Valentino said. “Women are …

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Bill Cosby conviction: How prosecutors scored a victory against ‘America’s Dad’

Mark Makela/Getty Images(NORRISTOWN, Pa.) — After years of innuendo, allegations and ultimately two criminal trials — the second of which ended with a guilty verdict Thursday — Bill Cosby has been convicted on felony sexual assault charges. The actor and entertainer — known as “America’s Dad” during the 1980s and beyond — will be sentenced …

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Trump administration ends humanitarian program for Nepal

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Department of Homeland Security announced Thursday that it will end the humanitarian protection known as Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nepal with a delay of 12 months to “allow for an orderly transition.” An immigrant advocacy group said the White House was turning its back on “vulnerable people.” There are roughly 9,000 …

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