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Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo chili cook-off a hit

Chili-lovers swarmed Mitchell’s rodeo grounds Sunday for the annual Corn Palace Stampede Chili-Cookoff. For just two-dollars, a person could feast on a wide variety of recipes prepared by a number of organizations and vote on their favorite. Cook-off Chairman Stan Peterson says perfect weather attracted a big crowd. Each team is required to prepare ten …

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Shooting on Toronto streets leaves 2 dead, 12 injured; motive unclear

ABCNews.com(TORONTO) — A shooting that erupted in the middle of a Toronto street Sunday night left two people dead and 12 others injured, authorities said. Police killed the shooter, a 29-year-old man, during a gunfight, according to Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit. An innocent bystander, a “young lady,” died in the exchange of gunfire, Toronto police …

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Mitchell hosts a gathering of “Young Eagles”

92 Mitchell area youngsters got free airplane rides Saturday during the AirVenture Cup open-house at the Mitchell Regional Airport. The rides were courtesy of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Young Eagles program. Stephanie Schulko of Milwaukee Wisconsin coordinated the event. She says Young Eagles is in its 26th year. “To get kids interested in aviation and …

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Another successful launch for the AirVenture Cup racers

Fifty-five unique aircraft departed Mitchell Regional Airport late Sunday morning as part of the 21st AirVenture Cup cross-country air race. Race Director Eric Whyte says questionable weather along the race course between Mitchell and Wausau, Wisconsin delayed the launch and allowed spectators extra time to view the aircraft up close and meet the pilots. “We …

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Nitrogen timing affects plant performance

It’s not only if nitrogen is applied to the corn crop, it’s also a matter of when.  Golden Harvest agronomist Scott Gard is doing research on the timing of nitrogen fertilizer applications to corn.  Gard says the nitrogen research is to determine how application timing changes plant growth and performance.  Part of the trial is …

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Victim’s girlfriend says Florida gunman provoked fatal ‘stand your ground’ shooting

Pinellas County Sheriff/ABC News(PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla.) — Britany Jacobs, the girlfriend of the man shot and killed in a Florida parking lot last week, says her boyfriend was just coming to her defense and the gunman “wanted someone to be angry at.” Now she wants “justice,” she says. Jacobs, who witnessed the shooting along with …

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Woman impaled in chest by umbrella on Maryland beach

ABC News(BALTIMORE) — A woman enjoying a day at the beach in Maryland was impaled in the chest by a flying beach umbrella on Sunday. The umbrella had to be cut in half in order for her to be flown to a nearby hospital, according to Baltimore ABC affiliate WMAR. The woman was sitting in …

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Longest total lunar eclipse of 21st century coming Friday

japatino/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — The longest total lunar eclipse of the century is coming Friday, and it will transform the moon into a reddish orange color for more than 100 minutes, according to NASA. The eclipse won’t be visible from North America, Noah Petro, a scientist for the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, told ABC News. …

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Uber, Lyft driver livestreamed video of hundreds of passengers, but was it illegal?

Jason Gargac/Twitch(NEW YORK) — Hundreds of Uber and Lyft passengers in Missouri were reportedly livestreamed without their knowledge over the past four months, and one media privacy expert says it was probably legal. Dr. Daxton “Chip” Stewart, a journalism professor at Texas Christian University and author of “Social Media and the Law,” told ABC News’ …

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Shooting on Toronto streets leaves 13 injured, 2 dead

iStock/Thinkstock(TORONTO) — One person is dead and 13 people are injured after a gunman opened fire in the middle of the street late Sunday in Toronto. The shooter is also dead, gunned down following the shooting spree, according to Toronto police. Toronto police said one innocent bystander, a “young lady,” was killed in the exchange …

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Last photo shows happy family before duck boat horror left 9 of them dead

Family handout via WRTV(BRANSON, Mo.) — In the last photo they took together, 11 members of the Coleman family are shown smiling and posing with a life preserver just before they boarded a duck boat in Branson, Missouri, for a voyage only two of them survived. In the picture, Tia Coleman is seen holding her …

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Suspected gunman in deadly LA Trader Joe’s standoff identified

carlballou/iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — The suspected gunman who burst into a Trader Joe’s in Los Angeles on Saturday, took hostages and got into a shootout with police that left a woman dead was identified Sunday. Police said Gene Evin Atkins, 28, was the man who held officers at bay for three hours on Saturday and engaged …

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US commander in Middle East hesitant to cooperate with Russians in Syria on refugees

Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The commander of U.S. military forces in the Middle East has expressed reservations about America possibly working with Russia in Syria to help Syrian refugees return to their war-torn nation, a proposal that emerged from last week’s summit between presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. Given Russia’s continuing support …

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Susan Rice: ‘Historic mistake’ to allow US president to meet with Putin

Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — A former national security adviser to President Barack Obama said Donald Trump’s “national security team needs to know everything” about the lengthy one-on-one meeting he had with Vladimir Putin, calling the meeting a “historic mistake” and saying it would have been for any U.S. president. “We need to know everything, …

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Search continues for Iowa college student who went missing while jogging

Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office(BROOKLYN, Iowa) — Authorities have very few answers after a college student from Iowa went missing on Wednesday night while going out for an evening jog. Mollie Tibbetts, 20, left for an evening run from a house where she was dog-sitting with her boyfriend in Brooklyn, Iowa, at about 10 p.m. on …

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More heavy rain expected in eastern US for week ahead

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A coastal storm that developed late Saturday brought an onslaught of rain and wind to the mid-Atlantic and Northeast overnight. Unfortunately, the rain shows little sign of slowing down heading into the week. Doppler radar indicated that 4 to 7 inches of rain fell in parts of Virginia and Maryland. Flash …

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Three people drown in rip currents at North Carolina beaches

TongRo Images(RALEIGH, N.C.) — Dangerous rip currents proved deadly on Saturday as three people drowned at beaches in North Carolina. Two of the deaths happened at different beaches in Brunswick County, while a third happened just miles north in New Hanover County. Brunswick County is located in southern North Carolina on the border with South …

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Fiat Chrysler CEO leaving company due to health issues

Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne is leaving the company sooner than expected due to worsening health issues, the automotive company said Saturday. According to a press release, Marchionne suffered from “unexpected complications” in his recovery from surgery, which have “worsened significantly in recent hours.” Bloomberg News says Marchionne …

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One dead, man in custody after standoff with police at Los Angeles Trader Joe’s

carlballou/iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — A standoff involving dozens of heavily armed officers at a Trader Joe’s where a suspect was barricaded inside has ended with one person dead and the man in custody, the Los Angeles Police Department said. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said one woman was killed inside the store. Police reportedly pulled her …

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Los Angeles police open fire in apparent standoff at Trader Joe’s

carlballou/iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — A standoff involving dozens of heavily armed officers at a Trader Joe’s where a suspect was barricaded inside has ended with police opening fire, the Los Angeles Police Department said. Dozens of heavily armed officers descended on the Trader Joe’s at Hyperion Avenue in Silver Lakes Saturday afternoon, the department said in …

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