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Cold Pattern to Dominate

A series of weather systems and their attendant cold fronts will deliver recurring bouts of very cold weather to much of the Heartland. Continue reading Cold Pattern to Dominate at Brownfield Ag News.      

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Ag economist says there are many things to watch during the government shutdown

University of Wisconsin River Falls professor Brenda Boetel recently spoke to the Wisconsin Agribusiness Classic about markets and the lack of USDA reporting during the partial government shutdown, and what to watch for as the shutdown drags on and when it’s over. Continue reading Ag economist says there are many things to watch during the …

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Supreme Court allows enforcement of Trump military transgender ban while appeals continue

dkfielding/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday — by a 5-4 vote — has granted a stay of a lower court ruling blocking the Trump administration from enforcing its military transgender ban while lower court appeals continue. Justices Ruther Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan would have denied the request for a …

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Starbucks to expand delivery service to six more US cities

Starbucks(SEATTLE) — Starbucks announced on Tuesday it is expanding its delivery service to six more cities across the U.S. The move comes after the Seattle-based coffee chain says it had a successful test of its Starbucks Delivers service in Miami. That pilot test began last fall. Beginning Tuesday, Starbucks customers in San Francisco will be …

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Police: 18-year-old gunned down at Chicago area mall, suspect at-large

kali9/iStock(CHICAGO) — An 18-year-old was shot dead at a Chicago area mall on Monday, causing chaos and sparking a manhunt for the gunman. Authorities believe the victim and suspect knew each other and that the crime was isolated, police said. Shoppers at the Orland Square Mall called 911 at about 6:45 p.m. Monday reporting a …

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Lawyer for American held as spy in Russia says he was arrested with ‘state secrets’

Family handout(MOSCOW) — The Russian lawyer for Paul Whelan, the former U.S. Marine held on espionage charges in Russia, has said Whelan was found with materials considered “state secrets” when he was detained by Russian intelligence officers, and appeared to imply he could have been set up. Whelan appeared in a Moscow court on Tuesday …

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