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Effective: December 7, 2019 at 9:31amExpires: December 8, 2019 at 1:30pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

Ohio senator says farm bill couldn’t have come at a better time for farmers

The House and Senate have passed the 2018 Farm Bill and Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown says it couldn’t have come at a better time for farmers. “The last time we wrote the farm bill commodity prices were, if not soaring, were high and now it’s a different time,” he says. “That’s why we modernize this …

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Farmers will continue to face a down farm economy in 2019

Purdue University Extension Director Jason Henderson says farmers will continue to face a down farm economy in 2019. “When you look at ag cycles, it’s always trade and monetary policy interest rates that drive big cycles and right now in agriculture we’re at the end of a boom cycle,” he says. “The outlook going forward …

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Producers continue to ramp up biosecurity over ASF concerns

Indiana State Veterinarian Dr. Bret Marsh says the national pork industry continues to be on high alert as additional cases of African Swine Fever are identified in China. He says premises registration is an example of how pork producers are ramping up biosecurity efforts. “Knowing where the pigs are in advance of an event is …

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Trump claims, without evidence, that Mexico will pay for border wall via trade deal

AlexLMX/iStock(WASHINGTON) — After threatening to shut down the government if Congress does not allot $5 billion for a wall across the southern border, President Trump now says Mexico will be paying for the wall using money the U.S. would “save” from the new United States Mexico Canada Agreement. The president tweeted, “I often stated, “One …

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Murder investigation underway after remains of dad who vanished in 1961 found in family’s basement

D-Keine/iStock(LAKE GROVE, N.Y.) — A murder investigation is underway after the remains of a man who vanished in 1961 were found in his family’s Long Island home, police said. George Carroll’s remains were found by his son, Michael Carroll, and grandsons while they were excavating the basement of the Lake Grove home on Halloween, the …

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Theresa May continues Brexit talks in Brussels after surviving bid to topple her

Dan Kitwood/Getty Images(BRUSSELS) — Theresa May, Britain’s embattled prime minister, is pressing on with fraught Brexit negotiations after surviving an attempt to oust her from power Wednesday night. May is currently in Brussels for an EU summit, an engagement it was unclear whether she would keep Wednesday as news emerged that she was facing a …

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Attorney for farmers says Syngenta’s $1.51B settlement “fair”

One of the attorneys appointed to the class action case for farmers against Syngenta in the well-known “corn to China” case says the final settlement amount of $1.51 Billion dollars is fair, “Under this settlement, corn farmers from throughout the country who were members of the class will receive real money. This is not a …

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Maria Butina, accused Russian agent, pleads guilty in federal court

Alexandria Sheriff’s Office via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Maria Butina, a 30-year-old Russian gun rights activist, has signed onto a plea agreement with the U.S. government, officially pivoting away from her months-long campaign to prove her innocence after standing accused of developing a covert influence operation in the United States. As part of her plea deal, …

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Two investigations underway into controversial London police ramming tactic

Metropolitan Police(LONDON) — A controversial tactic in which police in London use specially-trained drivers to ram criminals on scooters has triggered two separate investigations after the criminals had suffered “serious” injuries. The Metropolitan Police released footage last month of the policy, known as “contact tactics,” in action. The aggressive tactic is used in the hope …

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Severe storms to move east with flooding possible in Southeast

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The storm that dumped over a foot of snow from Washington to Colorado over the past two days is continuing to push east on Thursday. Numerous states from the east to west are under flood, snow and high wind alerts. The storm system will move into the Southern Plains on Thursday, …

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Indiana police officer killed in high-speed chase

Benjamin Eads, of Freedom, Ind., is pictured in this mugshot. Credit: Indiana State Police(CHARLESTOWN, Ind.) — A police officer in southeastern Indiana was killed in a high-speed chase Wednesday night, authorities said. The pursuit began in Clark County when Sgt. Benton Bertram of the Charlestown Police Department attempted to pull over a teal colored 1998 …

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Indiana middle school shooting leaves teen suspect dead, no students injured: Police

ChiccoDodiFC/iStock(RICHMOND, Ind.) — A teenage suspect is dead after a shooting at an Indiana middle school Thursday morning, police said. No other students were reported to be injured from the incident at Dennis Intermediate School in Richmond, the Indiana State Police said. Police said more information about the incident would be shared with reporters. Story …

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Nutrient management preparations for 2019

An agronomist says farmers have more resources than ever before to make the best fertility decisions specific to every acre. Jon Zuk with Winfield United tells Brownfield farmers need to gather as much information as possible when putting together a nutrient management plan.       Continue reading Nutrient management preparations for 2019 at Brownfield …

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Severe storms continue to move east with flooding possible in Southeast

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The storm that dumped over a foot of snow from Washington to Colorado over the past two days is continuing to push east on Thursday. Numerous states from the east to west are under flood, snow and high wind alerts. The storm system will move into the Southern Plains on Thursday, …

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Apple announces $1 billion campus in Texas

PeskyMonkey/iStock(AUSTIN, Texas) — Apple is expanding its presence in the U.S. as a part of a billion-dollar investment that the company said would generate at least 5,000 new jobs. The iPhone maker will build a new $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, and open new offices in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California, to …

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Report: For third straight year, Turkey jailed more journalists than any other country

bedo/iStock(NEW YORK) — Even as Turkish leaders call for an international inquiry into Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khassogi’s murder, the Committee to Project Journalists found the Turkish government to be the world’s biggest jailer of journalists for the third consecutive year, according to a newly released report. According to the global press freedom watchdog’s Annual …

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China confirms two missing Canadians have been detained

allanswart/iStock(HONG KONG) — The Chinese Foreign Ministry confirmed Thursday that a second Canadian citizen has been detained in China in addition to the former Canadian diplomat who was reported missing earlier this week. Both men are being detained by China’s Ministry for State Security for allegedly “endangering national security.” At a press conference, Chinese Foreign …

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Survivors detail ‘life-changing experience’ trapped in abandoned coal mine

ABC News(CLEAR CREEK, W.Va.) — After being trapped in an abandoned West Virginia coal mine for days, a pair of young explorers said they learned the biggest lesson of their lives. “Everyone who was involved in searching for us, I just wanna thank you, with everything inside of me — this is the biggest lesson …

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Authorities rescue three trapped in a West Virginia coal mine since Saturday

andresr/iStock(CLEAR CREEK, W.V.) — Three people who were trapped in an abandoned coal mine in West Virginia since Saturday have been found, according to the West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health Safety and Training. A total of four people were reported missing after their abandoned ATV was found near the entrance to the Rock House …

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Miss Universe announces all its judges this year will be women

Coral222/iStock(NEW YORK) — The Miss Universe Organization announced Wednesday that for the first time in its history, it’s upcoming competition will have an all-women panel of judges to determine the winner of the iconic pageant. The women on the panel will comprise of entrepreneurs, business leaders and industry experts, according to a statement from the …

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