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Effective: August 19, 2019 at 9:56amExpires: August 20, 2019 at 1:55pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

New Jersey man arrested in road-rage attack that killed father of 2

WABC(CLAYTON, N.J.) — Police in New Jersey said they have arrested a suspect in a deadly road-rage incident that took the life of young father of two. Fifty-four-year-old Everett E. Moore Jr., of Clayton, New Jersey, was arrested on Wednesday in connection with the March 7 attack on Joseph Pirri, police told ABC New York …

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Brooklyn teacher accused of sexually assaulting 15-year-old student

WABC(BROOKLYN, N.Y.) — A Brooklyn teacher was arrested on Wednesday following allegations that he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old male student, police said. Andre Braddy — an eighth-grade math teacher at PS 235 in East Flatbush — allegedly had multiple sexual encounters with a student in a school bathroom, police told ABC New York station WABC. …

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Hit-and-run deaths at all-time high, new AAA study says

AAA(HEATHROW, Fla.) — Deaths from hit-and-run crashes in the United States are now at an all-time high, according to a new study released Thursday by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. 2049 people were killed by hit-and-run crashes in 2016 — a 62 percent increase from 2009, the last year in which a downward trend …

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Man inspecting carnival ride falls to his death

WNCF/ABCNews.com (ALEXANDER CITY, Ala.) — A man in Alabama who was inspecting a carnival ride slipped and fell about 30 feet and died, police told ABC News. The accident occurred around 5:30 p.m. local time as the man was working at the Kiwanis Club Fair in Alexander City. The operator of a ride called “Ring …

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Trucks create ‘safety net’ on highway to save man planning to jump: Police

@mspmetrodet/Twitter(DETROIT) — It is an image that left many people speechless. The scene captured a row of 13 trucks on Tuesday, lined up under an overpass on Interstate 696 in Detroit, Michigan, blocking traffic in both directions. The story? Michigan State Police had called the truckers to the scene to help them save a man’s …

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CME dairy prices mostly down Wednesday

Dairy prices were mostly down Wednesday at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  Class Three April milk was up $.01 at $14.53 a hundredweight.  May was down $.11 at $15.02. June was down $.05 to 15.50. July was down $.03 to $15.96.  The milk futures from August through next March ranged from zero to three cents lower. …

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Pit bull attacks woman on subway after altercation

Gary Hershorn/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York City police are searching for the owner of a pit bull that attacked a woman on the subway during an altercation. The incident, which reportedly occurred on Friday afternoon on the 4 train in Manhattan, was caught on video by a passenger riding the train. Onlookers to the …

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‘Sorry I tased you!’: Police officer apologizes to firefighter with cake

Hamilton Township Police Dept via Facebook(MAINEVILLE, Ohio) — An Ohio police officer found a creative way to apologize to a firefighter whom she accidentally shocked while deploying her stun gun during a scuffle with a suspect. On April 12, Hamilton Township police Officer Darcy Workman and Hamilton Township firefighter Rickey Wagoner were attempting to deal …

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Profit balance shifting in beef sector

A USDA livestock economist suggests the profit balance is shifting in the beef sector. Shayle Shagam says cow/calf operators, feedlots, and packers have been mostly in the black so far this year. But with expectations of more cattle coming out of feedlots and associated price declines, the margin environment is changing. “Packer margins are actually …

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Snow line gives northern Minnesota farmers a jump at planting

Farmers in northern Minnesota are ahead of their southern counterparts when it comes to planting progress this spring. Dave Torgerson, executive director of the Minnesota Wheat Council, says the northern part of the state missed out on a lot of the April snowstorms. “So they’ve had black fields for awhile, and some of them are …

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House Agriculture Committee divisions over SNAP issues persist

There’s no sign of letup in partisan bickering among House Agriculture Committee members about Republican-proposed farm bill work requirements for SNAP recipients.  House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway (R-Texas) said committee Democrats have done nothing but criticize the farm bill that passed out of that body last week on a party line vote. “My recollection …

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Missouri committee to look into state ag budget

A Missouri legislative committee will form to address budget shortages in the Missouri Department of Agriculture. State Representative Don Rone of southeast Missouri says the committee will examine the department’s funding levels, especially the Division of Plant Industries which runs the pesticide control program. Rone says the Fiscal Year 2019 budget request limits the amount …

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As window opens, soil moisture should dictate planting progress

An agronomist says as conditions improve, soil moisture should dictate planting progress. Jon Zuk covers southeastern Minnesota for Winfield United. He tells Brownfield every spring there are farmers who regret not waiting for fields to become fit. “Issues (with) emergence, sidewall smearing, open furrows, those sorts of things.  So typically if we can just wait …

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Professor who called Barbara Bush an ‘amazing racist’ won’t be disciplined

Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images(FRESNO, Calif.) — The Fresno State University professor who described the late Barbara Bush as an “amazing racist” on Twitter last week won’t be punished, the university’s president, Joseph Castro, announced Tuesday. Jarrar then hit back at those who criticized her comments and called for her ousting, saying that she “will never be …

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Officer who stopped suspect in Toronto van attack does not want to be called a hero

Cole Burston/Getty Images(TORONTO) — The police officer who stopped the man accused of mowing down pedestrians in Toronto on Monday does not want to be called a hero. Officer Kenny Lam apprehended the suspect, 25-year-old Alek Minassian, without firing a single shot. Minassian is accused of killing 10 people and injuring 14 when he plowed …

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Waffle House where 4 people were slain reopens for business

Jason Davis/Getty Images(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — A Waffle House near Nashville, Tennessee, that a gunman turned into a bullet-riddled scene of carnage Sunday reopened for business Wednesday morning. Customers, grief counselors and clergy members filled the restaurant in the Nashville suburb of Antioch, as the familiar sights and sounds of the sizzling griddle and waitresses pouring …

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Waffle House where 4 people were slain reopens for business

Jason Davis/Getty Images(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — A Waffle House near Nashville, Tennessee, that a gunman turned into a bullet-riddled scene of carnage Sunday reopened for business Wednesday morning. Customers, grief counselors and clergy members filled the restaurant in the Nashville suburb of Antioch, as the familiar sights and sounds of the sizzling griddle and waitresses pouring …

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Soybeans up on commercial support, higher meal

  Soybeans were higher on commercial and technical buying. Beans saw a bounce off the recent lows, with help from bean meal, but they remain concerned about Chinese demand. China bought significantly more soybeans from Brazil than the U.S. during the first quarter of 2018, with the lowest March number for the U.S. in a …

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Closing Grain and Livestock Futures: April 25, 2018

May corn closed at $3.86 and 1/2, up 5 and 1/4 cents May soybeans closed at $10.27 and 1/2, up 5 and 1/4 cents May soybean meal closed at $376.20, up $4.10 May soybean oil closed at 30.79, down 22 points May wheat closed at $4.86 and 1/4, up 13 and 3/4 cents Apr. live cattle closed at $121.92, up 82 cents Jun. lean hogs closed at $75.35, up 52 …

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March poultry production down 4% on year

The USDA says March 2018 poultry production was 4.021 billion pounds, a decline of 4% from the year ago total of 4.170 billion pounds. The preliminary live weight of all poultry was 5.313 billion pounds, also 4% lower than last year. There was one fewer work day in March 2018 than in March 2017 and …

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