Steve Nedved

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Feb 19

Feds investigating whether Jussie Smollett played a role in sending threatening letter sent to ‘Empire’ studios addressed to him

tupungato/iStock(CHICAGO) — The FBI and the US Postal Inspection Service are currently investigating whether Jussie Smollett played a role in sending a threatening letter addressed to him at “Empire’s” Chicago studio prior to the alleged attack, two federal officials confirm to ABC News. The accusation, made by the two brothers who were persons of interest, …

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Feb 19

Black, natural hair gets new protections in New York City

Delmaine Donson/iStock(NEW YORK) —  Black men and women in New York City will have new protections for their hair thanks to new guidance announced Monday. The country’s most populous city is banning policies that penalize black people based on their natural hair and hairstyles. Employers and public places like libraries, gyms, schools and nightclubs “cannot …

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Feb 19

Here’s how you can work out with Tim McGraw…and check out his new music, too

ABC/Image Group LAIf you’ve ever wanted to get in on one of Tim McGraw’s legendary workouts, now’s your chance — and you can help out a good cause too. The “Thought About You” hitmaker has just launched a new Omaze campaign to raise money for the Neighbor’s Keeper Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, …

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Feb 19

Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association celebrates 40th anniversary

The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Lauren Ketcham, communications coordinator with OEFFA, says the organization has covered a lot of ground over the past four decades. “We really were part of the movement to create an organic label and a federal organic program,” she says. “We started with just …

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Feb 19

Correlation between dairy testing and farm income

A Dairy Herd Improvement Association (DHIA) manager in southeast Minnesota sees a correlation between on-farm research and income. Murl Niebuhr is based at the Zumbrota DHIA laboratory. “It’s interesting, sometimes when the farm economy starts to go south, dairymen tend to test more to get rid of those cows.” DHIA labs take milk samples, test …

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Feb 19

More farmland for sale in the Fed’s Tenth District

Cortney Cowley An economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City says they are seeing more farmland on the market this winter. Cortney Cowley says while farmland prices have been surprisingly stable, the question is whether demand will keep pace with the increased supply in 2019. “Even though we still appear to be in …

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Feb 19

Morgan Wallen puts on his “Whiskey Glasses” for a Thursday stop on “Today”

Big LoudMorgan Wallen will be wearing his “Whiskey Glasses” Thursday morning on NBC’s Today show.        The native of East Tennessee is set to make his Today show debut on February 21, performing his top 25 hit “Whiskey Glasses.”  It’s the second single from his If I Know Me album, and the follow-up to his #1, “Up Down.” You can tune in to watch …

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Feb 19

Storm headed to eastern half of US, threatening major snowfall in DC and flooding in the South

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A major storm is headed to the eastern half of the country, bringing snow, ice and rain from the Plains to the Northeast to the Southeast. Here is the latest forecast: A storm system in the Gulf of Mexico is gaining strength Tuesday morning and spreading rain from Houston to New …

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Feb 19

VaynerMedia’s Claude Silver on the meaning of a Chief Heart Officer

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Claude Silver became the first Chief Heart Officer of VaynerMedia in 2014 — think CEO or CFO, but for human resources. Silver helped invent the term in hopes of giving employees a new way of looking at HR. “It’s really the branding of HR and how we’ve chosen to rebrand, but …

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Feb 19

Police looking for 2nd crime scene after woman, kids found dead in Michigan home

Prathaan/iStock(KENT COUNTY, Mich.) — Investigators are searching for a second crime scene after a woman and three young children were found mysteriously dead inside a Michigan home, authorities said. The woman and three children — who were elementary school age and younger — were found dead from suspected gunshot wounds Monday afternoon at a home …

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