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...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Nebraska...south Dakota...iowa...minnesota... Missouri River Near Greenwood Missouri River Near Verdel Missouri River At Niobrara Missouri River At Springfield ...Read More.
Effective: September 22, 2019 at 8:41amExpires: September 23, 2019 at 12:39pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

Vatican Cardinal Pell to stand trial on sex assault charges

Michael Dodge/Getty Images(NEW YORK) —  Cardinal George Pell was ordered to stand trial on decades-old sexual assault charges on Tuesday, making him the most senior official to be tried in the Catholic Church’s sex abuse scandal. Pell, who serves as Pope Francis’ chief financial adviser, pleaded not guilty before an Australian magistrate. He was ordered …

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Puerto Rico schools receive $500 million, but 283 schools slated to close

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The Puerto Rico Governor’s Office announced on Monday that the island will be receiving $589 million in federal disaster assistance from the U.S. Department of Education as the island continues to recover from the ravages of Hurricane Maria last fall. The federal agency announced Monday it would be disbursing a total of …

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Massive high-rise fire causes building to collapse in Brazil; at least 1 dead

iStock/Thinkstock(SAU PAULO) —  A massive fire engulfed two high-rise structures in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Tuesday, causing one of the buildings to collapse. Video posted on social media early Tuesday showed the 20-story building crumbling to the ground as flames raced toward the top floor, killing at least one person. The second building was seen …

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Border Patrol begins processing migrants from caravan

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The first migrants from the much-publicized caravan that had been making its way through Mexico for the previous few weeks are now being processed, according to authorities. The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol informed Mexico it could let in eight people from the group of 20 migrants who had taken up position outside …

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Ashley Judd sues Harvey Weinstein: ‘My career was damaged’ because I rebuffed him

ABC News (NEW YORK) —  Actress Ashley Judd and her lawyers have filed a lawsuit Monday against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein, claiming that he damaged her career by blocking her from getting major movie roles in retaliation for turning down his advances. “I lost career opportunity. I lost money. I lost status and prestige …

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Flood Warning issued April 30 at 9:22AM MDT until May 03 at 9:00PM MDT by NWS

…The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in South Dakota…Iowa… Big Sioux River near Flandreau Big Sioux River At Sioux Falls North Cliff Little Sioux River At Cherokee …The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: Iran lied about nuclear program

Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday Israel had obtained thousands of Iranian documents detailing Tehran’s past nuclear weapons development program and showing what he said was a failure by Iran to declare those activities before signing on to an international nuclear agreement. In an elaborate and sometimes theatrical presentation including …

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Cattle showing season underway

It’s only April, but the cattle showing season has already begun. Show Chairman Kevin Jorgensen says the Wisconsin Dairy Showcase is a collective effort between the Red and White, Jersey, and the Wisconsin Holstein Associations.  He says the three cattle groups decided they were better off collectively putting on one show than three separate shows.  …

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What the law says should happen to asylum seekers at the US border

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Immigrants from that caravan that crossed Mexico and drew the attention of President Donald Trump have arrived at a U.S. border post – and are trying to seek asylum. But what happens once they do – and how does the law require they be treated? When an immigrant comes to a U.S. port …

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Nine journalists killed in Afghanistan: This is ‘a reminder of the extreme dangers to media workers’

@RFERL/Twitter(KABUL) — Nine journalists were killed in dual blasts in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday morning. The health ministry in Afghanistan released the names and affiliations of the nine journalists who were killed: Shah Marai, a longtime photographer for Agence France-Presse (AFP) Ebadullah Hananzai, from Radio Free Europe Sabawoon Kakar, from Radio Free Europe Yar Mohammad …

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Businessman offers local high school students free college because it’s ‘the right thing to do’

iStock/Thinkstock(MINNEAPOLIS) — A local business tycoon has decided to foot the bill for two-years of college for dozens of high school seniors in Minnesota. Dennis Frandsen, known around town as “Mr. Rush City,” has plunked down the funds for every willing Rush City High School senior and four home-schooled students to attend Pine Technical and …

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How the T-Mobile and Sprint merger could impact consumers

T-Mobile(NEW YORK) — The merger between two of the country’s biggest cellphone providers may be far from a deal for consumers, experts say. T-Mobile and Sprint touted their recently announced merger as leading to lower costs and benefits for small businesses, but past precedent doesn’t fall in their favor. Harold Feld, the senior vice president …

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Small grain planting underway in Minnesota

The USDA indicates planting has begun across Minnesota. The latest crop progress report shows the first acres of wheat, oats, barley, and potatoes are in. Sugar beet planting, at 10 percent complete, is well behind last year and the five-year average of 44 percent. As snow melts and frost works its way out of fields, …

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Ohio corn, soybeans are 1 percent planted

  Corn and soybean planting in Ohio is 1 percent complete, well behind the five-year average. Farmers worked in the fields between scattered rain across the state last week. Other crops see continued growth with winter wheat planting 34 percent complete and oats planting at 26 percent complete. Soils remain saturated. Topsoil and subsoil moisture …

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FMD vaccine development moves to U.S. mainland

National Pork Producers Council chief veterinarian Liz Wagstrom tells Brownfield a major hurdle has been cleared in the development of a Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) vaccine bank. Last week, USDA authorized the movement of a non-virulent strain of the FMD virus from the Plum Island Animal Disease Center to the U.S. mainland. “This is a vaccine …

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MCGA thanks MDA for releasing Nitrogen Rule while evaluation continues

The Minnesota Corn Growers appreciate the expedited release of the Groundwater Protection Rule as the Association continues evaluating the Department of Ag proposal. MCGA president Kirby Hettver is a crop farmer from De Graff in west-central Minnesota. “This did speed up the process for having this released by about a month.  So we’re thankful for …

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Planting begins for some Hoosier farmers

Warmer and drier weather has allowed some Hoosier growers to plant corn and soybeans. According to the latest crop report, corn is 8 percent planted and soybeans are 3 percent planted, both behind the last year and five-year average pace. Winter wheat continues to grow at a steady pace and is 61 percent good to …

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‘Going to kill you’: Hear chilling phone call allegedly made by ‘Golden State Killer’

Sacramento Police Department(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — “Going to kill you … going to kill you … going to kill you.” Those are the words heard on a chilling 1977 phone call that is believed to have been made by the “Golden State Killer,” who police say committed 12 murders, at least 50 rapes and multiple home …

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued April 30 at 4:38PM MDT until April 30 at 10:00PM MDT by NWS

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 58 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS SD . SOUTH DAKOTA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE AURORA BEADLE BON HOMME BRULE CHARLES MIX DAVISON

Ashley Judd sues Harvey Weinstein: ‘My career was damaged’ because I rebuffed him

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Actress Ashley Judd and her lawyers have filed a lawsuit against disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein, claiming that he damaged her career by blocking her from getting major movie roles in retaliation for turning down his advances. “I lost career opportunity. I lost money. I lost status and prestige and power …

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