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North Dakota’s Native American tribes scrambling to print new IDs ahead of midterm elections

iStock/Thinkstock(TURTLE MOUNTAIN, N.D.) — Tribal leaders in North Dakota have scrambled to print at least 3,500 new tribal IDs for Native Americans living on reservations in North Dakota in response to the state’s new voter ID law, the effects of which will be seen across the state for the first time on Tuesday. A federal …

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North Dakota’s Native American tribes scrambling to print new IDs ahead of midterm elections

iStock/Thinkstock(TURTLE MOUNTAIN, N.D.) — Tribal leaders in North Dakota have scrambled to print at least 3,500 new tribal IDs for Native Americans living on reservations in North Dakota in response to the state’s new voter ID law, the effects of which will be seen across the state for the first time on Tuesday. A federal …

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Five men arrested for burning effigy of Grenfell Tower

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) — Five men were arrested after burning a cardboard replica of Grenfell Tower over the weekend during a bonfire party, according to London’s Metropolitan Police. Seventy-two people died in the Grenfell Tower blaze in London in June 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May tweeted Monday night about the effigy, calling it “utterly unacceptable.” In …

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Mother, 10-year-old daughter killed when car plowed into Girl Scout troop ‘needed to be together’

iStock/Thinkstock(LAKE HALLIE, Wis.) —  Though Judy Schneider is grieving the loss of her daughter and granddaughter who were killed in an alleged hit-and-run in Wisconsin, she said the two “needed to be together.” Her granddaughter, 10-year-old Haylee Hickle, was among the three young Girl Scouts who were struck and killed while picking up trash along …

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Mother, 10-year-old daughter killed when car plowed into Girl Scout troop ‘needed to be together’

iStock/Thinkstock(LAKE HALLIE, Wis.) —  Though Judy Schneider is grieving the loss of her daughter and granddaughter who were killed in an alleged hit-and-run in Wisconsin, she said the two “needed to be together.” Her granddaughter, 10-year-old Haylee Hickle, was among the three young Girl Scouts who were struck and killed while picking up trash along …

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A good dairy reproduction program needs more than good protocols

Dr. Paul Fricke with the University of Wisconsin specializes in dairy cattle reproduction, and he recently told a group of producers getting more healthy calves at the right times takes more than following a list of protocols. Continue reading A good dairy reproduction program needs more than good protocols at Brownfield Ag News.      

French president target of planned attack, six arrested: Source

Thierry Monasse/Getty Images(PARIS) — Six people were arrested Tuesday morning in France for allegedly planning a “violent action” against French President Emmanuel Macron, a source close to the investigation told ABC News. The suspected plan was “imprecise and loosely formed,” according to the source. Story developing…Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

Mexican authorities searching for NC teacher who went missing in national park: Reports

Jorge Duarte Estevao/iStock/Thinkstock(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — More than 100 police officers in Mexico are searching through the deep river gorges of one of the country’s national parks for a North Carolina teacher last seen more than a week ago, according to reports. Patrick Braxton-Andrew, 34, is believed to have been hiking at the Copper Canyon National …

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How to vote in the 2018 midterm elections

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Election Day is finally here. If you aren’t one of the millions of Americans who have already voted as part of their state’s early voting period for the midterm elections, Tuesday is your day. Each state has its own voting laws, but there are a few key factors that everyone should …

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Facebook blocks 115 accounts for alleged ‘inauthentic behavior’ ahead of midterm elections

Facebook(MENLO PARK, Calif.) — Facebook has blocked 115 accounts on its platforms due to alleged “inauthentic behavior” ahead of the 2018 midterm elections on Tuesday. Facebook made the announcement in a statement Monday evening, saying it blocked 30 accounts on its namesake platform and 85 on Instagram that authorities believe are linked to foreign entities …

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Man-eating tiger’s killing in India leads to criticism from activists, politicians

iStock/Thinkstock(MUMBAI, India) — A tiger that officials say killed 13 people was shot dead in central India over the weekend, igniting a firestorm of criticism from politicians and animal rights activists who said the killing was unnecessary. The operation to find the female tiger, called T1 by authorities and Avni by animal rights advocates, had …

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Possible tornadoes kill one in TN as storm moves east on Election Day

ABC News(NEW YORK) — At least one person is dead after a possible tornado tore through parts of Tennessee, bringing heavy rain and dangerous wind gusts. Authorities said a woman died and two others were injured overnight when a possible tornado ravaged a neighborhood in Rutherford County, Tennessee. The deceased woman’s identity was not revealed, …

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Uber driver faces manslaughter charges after teen dies while ‘car surfing’ on vehicle

Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office(NEW YORK) — An Uber driver is facing a manslaughter charge after he allegedly allowed his passengers to surf on the top of his car, causing the death of one passenger after his head struck the roadway. Danyal Cheema, 24, of Huntington Station, New York, was arrested and charged with manslaughter …

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Husband pleads guilty to manslaughter in wife’s honeymoon disappearance on the high seas

U.S. Coast Guard District 7, FILE(NEW YORK) — A British man has pleaded guilty to charges connected with the 2017 disappearance of his new wife while sailing the Caribbean during their honeymoon. Lewis Bennett, 41, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter for the death of his wife, Isabela Hellman, 41, while out on the high seas, …

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On election eve, Trump continues to play up military’s role at border

Spc. Hosannah Vickery(WASHINGTON) — By the end of Monday there will be 5,200 active duty service members serving along the border in what is officially a support mission to Customs and Border Protection (CBP), but on the eve of the mid-term election President Trump continues to play the deployment as a campaign issue. “I noticed …

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Three women arrested for unfurling giant ‘VOTE’ banner on NYC bridge

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Three women were arrested Monday after allegedly carrying a large banner, wrapped in rope, on to the Manhattan Bridge bike path in New York, authorities said. NYPD officers stopped them before the banner was unfurled. The women – ages 26, 33 and 37 – were taken into custody, police said. Only one …

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Latest harvest figures don’t move needle on corn, soybean markets

The USDA says 83% of U.S. soybeans are harvested, compared to the five-year average of 89%, with steady to slower paces in 17 of the top 18 production states. 76% of corn is harvested, compared to 77% on average, with 11 of the 18 top states steady to slower than normal. Stewart-Peterson market analyst Naomi …

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Minnesota soybean harvest 94% complete

Minnesota farmers worked around wet conditions to draw closer to finishing the 2018 soybean harvest. The latest USDA crop progress report shows 94 percent of the crop has been harvested, a week behind last year and nine days behind the five-year average. Corn harvested for grain is 78 percent complete, eight days ahead of last …

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Bilateral deal with Japan is the ‘big prize’

A USDA Deputy Secretary says the U.S. is getting what would have been the big prize of the Trans Pacific Partnership. Steve Censky tells Brownfield bilateral trade talks planned for early next year with Japan are good news for U.S. farmers. “Certainly we’re looking as we enter into these negotiations to have as good or …

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Cattle futures pressure by weak cash trade

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, cattle futures closed sharply lower under pressure from last week’s less than cash trade and long liquidation.  Concerns about the large supply and beef demand leveling off also added pressure to prices.  December live cattle closed $1.75 lower at $115.32 and February live cattle closed $1.55 lower at $120.65.  November …

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