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Effective: June 26, 2019 at 10:01amExpires: June 27, 2019 at 2:00pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

Salvadoran mother is reunited with her son after separation

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Arriving nearly one minute before her 7-year-old son stepped into the terminal at Dulles International Airport outside Washington, D.C., Brenda rushed to embrace Kevin, after having been apart for a month and four days, a separation long enough for emotions to run high for this family reunification. “I couldn’t take one more …

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Police use of Taser on unarmed black man in Pennsylvania spurs protests

ABC News(LANCASTER, Pa.) — A crowd of protesters gathered on the steps of an old courthouse in southern Pennsylvania on Friday evening, one day after a video posted on social media showed a local officer using a Taser on an unarmed black man sitting on a sidewalk. The dozens of demonstrators outside Lancaster County Courthouse …

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Amlo, the leftist candidate leading Mexico’s 2018 presidential race

Luis Boza/VIEWpress/Corbis via Getty Images(MEXICO CITY) — A left-wing nationalist known as “Amlo” is poised to become Mexico’s next president and shake up the status quo with his promises to transform his country, including its relationship with the United States. The latest polls from Mexican newspaper Reforma show Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, commonly known by …

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A fake news story helps expose a real crisis

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration last year “lost” nearly 1,500 migrant children whom a government agency placed with U.S. sponsors. Shocking news — but it wasn’t true. But it was enough to outrage politicians, stir up journalists and make the public ask questions. Chasing this misleading story, however, helped uncover a story …

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Atlantic City hopes for revival with opening of two new casinos

Craig Barritt/Getty Images/William Hill Sports Book(ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — Atlantic City is expected to draw its largest crowds in years as two new, monster resorts opened Thursday with a lineup of A-list entertainers. Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, on the former site of the Trump Taj Mahal, opened its doors with a guitar-smashing ceremony. Ocean …

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Egypt to open new museum in hopes of boosting tourism

iStock/Thinkstock(GIZA, Egypt) — Not too far from the Great Pyramids of Giza is the $1 billion Grand Egyptian Museum. The new museum will house 100,000 artifacts — from Egypt’s prehistoric times to its Greek and Roman eras — making it the largest museum in the world dedicated to the heritage of a single civilization. Almost …

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US Ambassador to Estonia resigns, criticizes Trump over European rhetoric

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Another senior American diplomat is leaving the foreign service because of President Donald Trump’s policies and rhetoric. U.S. Ambassador to Estonia James Melville posted on his personal Facebook page Friday to condemn Trump’s comments on the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and let friends know he is resigning. “A foreign …

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Excessive and dangerous heat grips Plains, Midwest and Northeast

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Many of the major cities in the Midwest and Northeast — from Chicago to Washington, D.C. — began a heat wave on Friday. New York City, which missed a 90-degree reading by just one degree, will likely hit the number Saturday to start a trend of its own. Temperatures will soar …

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‘This is a very dangerous person,’ says lawyer who represented harassment victim of Maryland gunman

Anne Arundel Police(ANNAPOLIS, Md.) — The attorney who represented a woman who was harassed by alleged Maryland newsroom shooter Jarrod Ramos from 2009 to 2011 described him as a “dangerous person.” Nearly seven years ago, Ramos pleaded guilty to a criminal harassment charge, court documents filed in the District Court of Maryland in Anne Arundel …

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Candlelight vigil held for victims of Maryland newsroom shooting

WJLA(ANNAPOLIS, Md.) — Members of the tight-knit community of Annapolis, Maryland, gathered to mourn the loss of five people who were shot and killed Thursday in the newsroom of its local newspaper, the Capital Gazette. A candlelight vigil was held in the states’s capital, where hundreds of attendees said prayers and held up copies of …

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The heat index accounts for moisture in the air

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The heat index is a calculated temperature value of how hot it really feels when the amount of moisture in the air is factored in with the actual air temperature outside. This value is calculated by taking the relative humidity or dewpoint value for a specific location and factoring it into the …

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Capital Gazette newspaper where 5 were killed gets outpouring of support

(ANNAPOLIS, Md.) — Alex Wroblewski/Getty ImagesThe Capital Gazette newspaper, where a gunman killed five people, is receiving an outpouring of support from the journalism community and the public. Capital Gazette’s parent company has set up a fund to raise money for families of the victims in the mass shooting Thursday, according to the Baltimore Sun, …

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Federal program housing nearly 1,800 Puerto Ricans post-Maria coming to an end

iStock/Thinkstock(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — Saturday marks the final day that nearly 1,800 Puerto Ricans will receive temporary housing assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. FEMA’s transitional sheltering assistance helps natural disaster victims with temporary housing in hotels and motels if their homes were severely damaged during a storm. There are 1,744 families checked …

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Desperate search for boys’ soccer team lost in Thailand cave hampered by rains

Linh Pham/Getty Images(THAM LUANG CAVE, Thailand) — A nation continued to hold its breath Friday and hope for the safe return of 12 young soccer players and their coach who remain trapped in a flooded cave in northern Thailand after disappearing nearly a week ago. “My son! Come on out! I’m waiting for you here!” …

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Suspect in 44-year-old killing shoots himself to death as police close in with DNA evidence

ABC News(SANTA CLARA COUNTY) — A California man suspected in a decades-old unsolved slaying killed himself when police arrived at his home to serve a search warrant after DNA evidence helped identify him, authorities said. Stephen Blake Crawford, 72, had been linked to the killing of Arlis Perry, 19, who was found dead at the …

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Several meatpackers accused of jacking up pork prices

Several well-known meatpackers are accused in a class-action lawsuit of artificially jacking up the price of pork products. Hormel Foods and Tyson are among the packers that allegedly conspired with info-sharing service Agri-Stats to exchange “detailed, competitively sensitive, and closely guarded non-public information, according to the complaint filed by pork buyers Thursday in a Minnesota …

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Long-term view to short-term trade uncertainty

A southwest Minnesota pig farmer says with so much trade uncertainty right now, it’s important to have a long-term vision. Randy Spronk of Pipestone tells Brownfield gaining global market-share is not typically done month-by-month or even year-by-year, but decade-by-decade. “I paraphrased to somebody that when I pour concrete to invest in a facility, that’s a …

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Peterson unsure of his conference influence

House Agriculture Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson says he’s not sure how much influence he’ll have in reconciling the House and Senate versions of the 2018 Farm Bill. “What I’m going to try to do is be helpful in any way I can to try to get the two sides together to a point where …

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AFBF president says Senate farm bill couldn’t have come at better time

American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall says the passage of the Senate Farm Bill couldn’t have come at a better time. “Farm income is down about 52 percent over the past five years, we’re having some threats of tariffs being raised and having trade war which is making the markets very reactive to the …

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Soybeans wilt late on acreage figure, demand concerns

Soybeans were modestly lower on profit taking and technical selling, unable to follow through on the initial post report gains. The USDA says U.S. soybean acreage was down 1% on the year, but up from March and topping corn for only the second time on record, at least for now, while quarterly stocks were 26% …

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