Zac Brown Bandhas teamed with Wells Fargo to promote the No Barriers Warrior Strong Pledge and Warriors to Summits program. The organization helps service members with disabilities overcome barriers to live a life of purpose.
For the remainder of Friday, the remnants of Hurricane Oho will result in heavy precipitation and high winds in portions of southeastern Alaska. Across the Lower 48 states, late-week showers will be mostly confined to the vicinity of a cold front pushing into the southern and eastern U.S. During the weekend, locally heavy precipitation—unrelated to... Read more »
Across the Corn Belt, rain showers linger in the Ohio Valley. Elsewhere, cool, dry weather favors autumn fieldwork in the wake of a cold front’s passage. Early Friday, freezes were noted as far south as eastern South Dakota. On the Plains, scattered showers and a few thunderstorms linger across Oklahoma and Texas. The rain is... Read more »
A bill’s been introduced in Congress to lift barriers that are getting in the way of U.S. ag exports to Cuba. Congressman Rick Crawford of Arkansas, a major rice producing state, is the sponsor of the Cuba Agricultural Exports Act that would repeal restrictions on export financing. Cash, not credit, is the only means possible now... Read more »
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster says he’s joined with more than 20 other states suing the EPA over its so-called Clean Power Plan. Like the EPA’s water rule, Koster says the power rule is an overreach and the EPA is exceeding its authority in issuing new regulations. The rules set strict limits on carbon emissions... Read more »