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Thank You for the Bobblehead - #158 with Patty Foster

July 14, 2017

Thank you gifts that are a part of our fundraising activity don't just magically appear on-air. It takes planning and coordination from many people. Patty Foster works for the Friends of Iowa Public...

Market to Market (July 21, 2017)

Market to Market (July 21, 2017)

July 21, 2017 | 28 min

NAFTA neighbors get a look at Trump’s trade negotiation playbook. The Army Corps goes back to the drawing board over a controversial permit.Tapping a past investment helps lay some groundwork for...

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A Plan Set in the Past Helps Beginning Farmers Into the Future

July 21, 2017 | 6 min

Viewers of last week’s Market Plus heard Tomm Pfitzenmaier give the grim news that it would be hardly feasible for young farmers to get a place of their own. Historically, getting started has...

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White House Pushes NAFTA Renogotiation

July 21, 2017

Trade has always been the big economic driver for rural America. Much has been done since World War II to break down barriers. In recent months, some work laid down by previous occupants of the White...

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Court Could Halt Pipeline Flow as D.C. Lawmakers Seek Streamlined Approval Process

July 21, 2017

U.S. drivers managed to burn through 143 billion gallons of gas over the past year. Much of that was cracked from domestic crude travelling through a vast network of underground pipes. Some of those...

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House Approves Delay of Obama-Era Smog Reductions

July 21, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Tuesday to pass a Republican-backed bill delaying implementation of Obama-era reductions in smog-causing air pollutants. Lawmakers voted 229 to 199 to approve the...

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July 21 Outlook

July 21, 2017

Just like landing on the moon 48 years ago this week, the idea of having a new home went from dream to reality for many last month.—- New home construction surged 8.3 percent in June. Anticipated...

Market Plus: Elaine Kub

Market Plus: Elaine Kub

July 21, 2017 | 12 min

Pearson: This is the Friday, July 21, 2017 version of the Market Plus segment. Joining us now is Elaine Kub. Elaine, welcome back. Kub: Good to be here. Pearson: When we finished the discussion on...

Market Analysis: Elaine Kub

Market Analysis: Elaine Kub

July 21, 2017

Pearson: Here now to lend us her insight on these and other trends is one of our regular market analysts Elaine Kub. Elaine, welcome back. Kub: Always a pleasure. Pearson: Thank you. In case you want...

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Judge Orders Tests, New Plan for Leaking Coal Ash Site

July 21, 2017

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's largest utility must submit a revised plan for dealing with its leaking piles of coal ash at a retired power plant in Chesapeake and conduct at least two years of...

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NC Governor on Trump Drilling Plan: 'Not Off Our Coast'

July 21, 2017

ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. (AP) — Under pressure from President Donald Trump, North Carolina's governor announced his opposition on Thursday to drilling for natural gas and oil off the Atlantic coast,...

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Hogs Removed from Fair for Slaughter After Swine Flu Found

July 21, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials say nearly 50 hogs at another county fair in Ohio were removed for slaughter after at least two animals tested positive for swine flu. The Ohio Department of...

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Sheriff Blames Animal Rights Activists for 35,000 Lost Mink

July 21, 2017

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say they believe animal rights activists set free from a pelt farm in central Minnesota 35,000 mink incapable of surviving in the wild. Someone dismantled parts of...

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Sailboat Owner on a Drought Tour - #157 Mike Pearson

July 14, 2017

Mike Pearson is not just a pretty face on Market to Market, he's also a professional speaker. He recently went into the heart of the drought in South Dakota and shares what some producers are dealing...

Market to Market (July 14, 2017)

Market to Market (July 14, 2017)

July 14, 2017 | 28 min

Drought tightens around the nation’s wheat and corn crops. Wildfires ravage the West using fuel from winter rains. Exploring the use of genetically engineered insects. Market analysis with Tomm Pfitzenmaier.

Drought Grips the Plains While Fires Strike Out West

Drought Grips the Plains While Fires Strike Out West

July 14, 2017 | 3 min

This week, more than 7 inches of rain fell in parts of Kenosha County, Wisconsin. Others received less and could classify the precipitation as a billion-dollar grain maker. But for those a few...

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July 14 Outlook

July 14, 2017

Legendary sports broadcaster Keith Jackson said his trademarked “Whoa, Nellie!” to describe big plays. He could now be using it to characterize consumers holding back on their spending.-- Retail...

Market Plus: Tomm Pfitzenmaier (July 14, 2017)

Market Plus: Tomm Pfitzenmaier (July 14, 2017)

July 14, 2017 | 11 min

Market analyst Tomm Pfitzenmaier discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson in a special web-only feature.

Market Analysis: Tomm Pfitzenmaier (July 14, 2017)

Market Analysis: Tomm Pfitzenmaier (July 14, 2017)

July 14, 2017

Market analyst Tomm Pfitzenmaier discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson.

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Colorado Governor Endorses Paris Climate Accord

July 14, 2017

DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Democratic governor on Tuesday added his state to a dozen others endorsing the Paris global accord on climate change even as President Donald Trump withdraws the nation from...