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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

Zimbabwe to hold 1st election since the end of nearly 4 decades of rule by Robert Mugabe

ABC News(PRETORIA, South Africa) — Zimbabweans will go to the polls Monday to vote in the first election in nearly four decades without the name of former ruler Robert Mugabe on the ballot. The election comes after Zimbabwe’s longtime leader gave in to demands in November to step down after days of protests led by …

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Final report on missing Flight 370 unlikely to yield answers

SOPA Images/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The government of Malaysia on Monday will release what it calls a full and final report on the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 carrying 239 people more than four years ago, according to the country’s transport minister. A source with knowledge of the report, which was written by the …

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Remaining 5 members of Coleman family killed in duck boat accident laid to rest

Family handout via WRTV(INDIANAPOLIS) — The remaining five members of the close-knit family who were killed in last week’s tourist boat accident were laid to rest Saturday. An afternoon funeral service was held at Eastern Star Church in Indianapolis, Indiana, for Ray Coleman, 76; Horace Coleman, 70; Belinda Coleman, 69; Angela Coleman, 45; and Max …

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Deadly Northern California wildfire nearly doubles in size overnight

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(SHASTA COUNTY, Calif.) — A fast-moving wildfire in Northern California that has killed two people almost doubled in size overnight, officials said Saturday. The Carr Fire in Shasta County had burned an area of more than 80,000 acres by Saturday morning, with a containment of still just 5 percent. The magnitude of the …

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Authorities ‘hopeful’ missing University of Iowa student is ‘still alive’ as search enters 10th day

Rob Hess/ABC News(BROOKLYN, Iowa) — It’s been 10 days since 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts mysteriously vanished in a rural Iowa town, but investigators say they haven’t given up hope that they will find her alive. “At this point, we don’t know her exact whereabouts but we continue to look. We are hopeful that she is still …

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K-pop program ‘Produce 48’ puts creative power in the hands of online voters

CJ ENM(South Korea) — “National producers, thank you for your vote and support!” That’s the message from performers of Produce 48, a K-pop idol audition program in South Korea, to their “producers” — or the viewers of the show. The program’s goal is simple: At the end of a three-month run, 12 members out of …

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Family of 6 dies in motel fire in Michigan

iStock/Thinkstock(BENTON HARBOR, Mich.) — A 26-year-old woman and five of her young relatives, ages 2-10, were killed early Saturday in a motel fire in Michigan, authorities said. Kiarre Samuel died when the blaze ignited at the Cosmo Extended Living Motel about 1:45 a.m. local time, according to the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office. Five children, who …

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Woman, 5 children killed in motel fire in Michigan

iStock/Thinkstock(BENTON HARBOR, Mich.) — A 26-year-old woman and five of her young relatives, ages 2-10, were killed early Saturday in a motel fire in Michigan, authorities said. Kiarre Samuel died when the blaze ignited at the Cosmo Extended Living Motel about 1:45 a.m. local time, according to the Berrien County Sheriff’s Office. Five children, who …

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No relief expected over weekend for hot, dry conditions in West

ABC News(NEW YORK) — There are more than 60 large, uncontained wildfires burning in 13 western states on Saturday as the region deals with bone-dry humidity levels and temperatures in the 90s and above. Dangerous heat will remain in place for the next several days across parts of the West, including much of California, Oregon, …

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Five dead in apparent murder-suicide at house, nursing home in Texas

iStock/Thinkstock(ROBSTOWN, Texas) — Three people were found dead at a nursing home in south Texas after police responded to calls of an active shooter at the location. Further investigation found two more people dead at a related location, police said. Police reported to Retama Manor Nursing Center in Robstown, Texas, a small town about two …

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Duck boat captain checked weather, discussed life jackets, report says

ABC News(BRANSON, Mo.) — The captain of the ill-fated duck boat that sank in Missouri earlier this month had checked the weather reports and discussed safety procedures, including the location of life jackets, an initial report from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) showed. The report, released Friday afternoon, includes a detailed timeline based on …

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Ford starts initiative to save honeybee populations

Ford(DEARBORN, Michigan) — Cormac Wright didn’t know anything about honeybees two years ago. Now he’s the de facto spokesperson for a new Ford Motor initiative to help save the nation’s dwindling population of honeybees. Six hives containing 360,000 bees were erected this week at the automaker’s global headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan. Ford’s move reflects a …

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Good Samaritans come to the aid of police officers after serious crash: Video

Facebook/Kevin Russell(CHICAGO) —  Good Samaritans in Chicago came to the aid of two police officers who crashed their car into a tree, a new video shows. The officers, who had been responding to a foot pursuit, crashed the Chicago Police Department squad car into a tree near East 82nd Street and South Jeffery Boulevard, ABC …

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2 Massachusetts police officers shot in Cape Cod

moodboard/Thinkstock(FALMOUTH, Mass.) — Two police officers have been shot in Cape Cod, according to Massachusetts State Police. Patrol, tactical investigative and forensic units are responding to Falmouth, Massachusetts, to assist local police in the response to the shooting, a state police spokesperson told ABC News. The officers who were shot are with the Falmouth Police …

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Australia a model of successful free trade

The director of market development for the Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council points to Australia as a model of successful free trade. Kim Nill says as the U.S. faces trade disruptions from other importers, those countries should look at the longstanding relationship built with the Australian government. “They’re prospering from free trade, they’re doing …

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Iowa farmer says Trump aid package won’t allow ag to flourish

A central Iowa farmer and member of Farmers for Free Trade says the aid package proposed by the Trump Administration does little to address his concerns. Scott Henry of Nevada tells Brownfield bailouts won’t allow agriculture to flourish. “We as farmers would like to see the focus be more on trying to find and create …

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Farmer says crops looking good despite hot temps

An east central Illinois farmer says although it’s shaping up to be one of the hottest summers on record, his crops are looking good. Tom Kentner grows corn and soybeans in Vermillion County. “Corn yields are starting to get where you can start doing some estimates and this will be the month for soybeans,” he …

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This week’s lower wholesale values pressure hog futures

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle closed mostly higher on short covering ahead of widespread direct cash business.  Trade volume was light.  Feeder cattle were mostly lower, pressured by supply and demand concerns.  August live cattle closed $.67 higher at $108.62 and October contracts closed $1.10 higher at $110.47.  August feeder cattle closed $.87 …

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New data says crop insurance is responsive to price

Some previous studies on crop insurance have determined that the risk management tool is so critical to farmers that is unresponsive to price, but a new study by Cornell University says that that isn’t true. Josh Woodard, a professor with Cornell, says that farmers would purchase less crop insurance if premium rates increased. In fact, …

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Woman 8 months pregnant goes into labor after kick in stomach by off-duty Miami police officer, police say

iStock/Thinkstock(MIAMI) — A rookie North Miami Beach Police officer has been relieved from duty and charged with aggravated battery after she allegedly kicked a woman 8 months pregnant in the stomach during an altercation on Miami Beach on Wednesday night, authorities said. After she was kicked, the victim, identified by ABC Miami affiliate WPLG as …

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