Travelling through my territory these past few weeks, I am reminded of days gone by. This is not necessarily a good thing, as the days gone by that have been on my mind is the 1980s.
County officials, local attorneys, judges and court staff gathered in the 121-year-old courtroom for a closing ceremony as renovations are set to soon begin at the building.
More than a dozen people were arrested Saturday and six others were injured as left-wing anti-fascist demonstrators spent hours counter-protesting against a rally by far-right and extremist groups.
President Trump has repeatedly promised, “America will never be a socialist country.” Since Franklin Roosevelt began expanding government in the 1930s, the United States has increasingly adopted big-state policies associated with socialism.
Despite a drought in new wind development proposals over the last decade, about $8 billion could flow into ongoing wind energy projects in Wyoming, providing one possible solution to the state’s precarious revenue outlook.
It's official: In a letter to Playboy correspondent and CNN political analyst Brian Karem's lawyer on Friday, White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said she had "made a final determination" to suspend Karem's hard pass for 30 days.
The headline screamed at me from the front page of the big city newspaper. It was above an article talking about how, since schools were back in session, the police were being kept very busy.
At least 15 states have identified more than 120 cases of lung disease or injury that could be linked to vaping, a CNN survey of state health departments has found.
The man who police say is seen on video dropping off rice cookers Friday in Manhattan was arrested and charged Saturday, according to an New York Police Department news release.
The United States has unsealed a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker anchored off the coast of Gibraltar. It is the latest twist involving the vessel at the center of a standoff between Tehran and the West.
A 3-year-old girl was found alone and adrift in a boat a day after she set sail with her father in Texas. Hours later, first responders recovered a man's body Friday evening not far from where the boat was discovered.
The toll of 10 dead children means the city is on pace for its worst summer in years. And police have made an arrrest in only one of the cases, leaving parents at wits' end and politicians promising change.
DES MOINES — The late Norman Borlaug is the father of the World Food Prize. Long-time Des Moines businessman John Ruan was the man who brought it to the Midwest and provided needed financial backing.
The corn market rebounded again today, with more short-covering action after hitting a three-year low this week. “The market appeared to be viewed as being overdone,” Ami L. Heesch of CHS Hedging said.
With strength in the other grains, wheat also borrowed to move slightly higher today. Strength in the U.S. dollar and plentiful supplies are limiting gains today, but scattered rains are halting spring harvest, Ami L. Heesch of CHS Hedging said.
“New US new crop soybean sales and a drier 2 week US Midwest forecast offered support,” Steve Freed of ADM Investor Services said. “Managed funds are net short soybean futures due to drop in China demand and adequate South America supplies.”
Cattle finished the weekend down as ideads that a surge in beef prices (now at their highest level since 2017) will spark much more active slaughter pace, The Hightower Report said.
Members of the Price Futures Group went on a central Illinois crop tour, coming away with uncertainty. “Our reaction is that we don’t know as much about the IL corn and bean crops as we normally do on this date,” Jerry Gidel said. “What we did see was how many fields that will be heavily impacted by the next 6-8 weeks weather.”
McDONOUGH — Commuters got an alert from the Henry County Sheriff's Office Friday afternoon as police chased down three suspects near I-75's Exit 218 in connection with a Spalding County Regions Bank armed robbery.
I have been covering schools for 25 years, and if you’ll pardon the pun, it has been very educational. I feel fortunate to have visited more schools than the milk delivery guys. As Johnny Cash sang, I’ve been everywhere, man. From the dusty rural roads to the swanky private prep schools, and everywhere in between.
LOCUST GROVE — Golfers can help the children of two fallen Henry County Police officers by playing in Sheriff McBrayer's Fall Golf Classic Sept. 9 at the Heron Bay Golf Club.
McDONOUGH — The Henry County Police Department is asking the public's help in identifying a suspect who was dropped off at Piedmont Henry Hospital the night of Thursday, Aug. 8.
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The Trump administration has informally greenlit a potential major arms sale to Taiwan involving dozens of new F-16 fighter jets, according to administration officials and others familiar with the matter.
The U.S.-China tariff trade war has resulted in huge export losses to the U.S. soybean industry. However, there is a concentrated effort by groups such as the United Soybean Board (USB) and the American Soybean Association (ASA), along with related soy industries, to find new markets for U.S. soybeans.
Painted lady caterpillars, or thistle caterpillars, in soybean fields have been the topic of many Extension calls this season, with farmers and agronomists from southern to northern Nebraska reporting high numbers.
ELLSWORTH, Iowa — When traveling around Iowa recently, Brian Donaldson was struck by the fact that many of the state’s farms are still family operations
Hong Kong's richest man has added his voice to a growing clamor from the city's business elite for calm as pro-democracy protests enter their 11th week.
Most of the marketing news recently has focused on the accuracy of USDA reporting. Although this topic merits conversation, the debate doesn’t help you market grain.
The amount of uncertainty about national production and your own farm yield has put farmers in a tough place. Should you be selling growing crop now or waiting?
Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she would not visit Israel after the country granted permission for her to enter the country on humanitarian grounds to visit her family in the West Bank a day after blocking her and fellow Rep. Ilhan Omar from visiting the country.
A hotel in downtown Atlanta is reopening its doors to visitors after it closed last month so that health officials could investigate an outbreak of potentially deadly Legionnaires' disease linked to the premises.
President Donald Trump has on multiple occasions brought up buying Greenland from the Danish government and the White House counsel's office has looked into the possibility, two sources told CNN on Thursday.
The Sheraton Atlanta Hotel has been cleared to reopen after corrections were made to its water distribution system, public health officials said Thursday.
A federal appeals court on Thursday dismissed a Trump administration argument that "safe and sanitary" conditions do not specifically require access to items such as soap and toothbrushes, as well as adequate sleep for children in custody at Border Patrol stations.