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Extent of the damage from Midwest floods could top $3 billion

At least 1 million acres (405,000 hectares) of U.S. farmland were flooded after the “bomb cyclone” storm left wide swaths of nine major grain producing states under water this month.

Impact of heavy rains and flooding continues to grow in Midwest

Heavy rains in parts of Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma, and Arkansas have brought many rivers to record levels, causing at least 20 deaths and forcing hundreds to flee their homes as levees break. More levees are now at risk as the rains continue.

Trump embarks on Midwest jobs, election victory lap

New York - Donald Trump embarks on a victory lap of Indiana and Ohio Thursday to celebrate his election victory and apparent success in brokering an agreement to keep 1,000 jobs in the Rust Belt.

Op-Ed: New novel is compared to Laura Ingalls Wilder's books Special

San Francisco - To the delight of novelist, Martha Conway, her latest work, "Thieving Forest" was well-recieved at its launch book-signing and reading event at Booksmith bookshop in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury District this past Nov. 11.

Heartland virus plagues Missouri and Tennessee

Scientists have identified six new cases of the tick-borne Heartland virus in Missouri and Tennessee. New cases of the virus are on the increase.

Thousands of American retail stores closing in the United States

Retail experts are projecting that the pace of store closings will accelerate over the course of the next decade. Just last week American retail chain Radio Shack announced that it was going to close more than 1,000 stores.

Iowa's innovative approach to Affordable Care Act rollout Special

Des Moines - The options can be confusing, and Americans are still unclear about what their responsibilities are under the Affordable Care Act. Iowa's innovative approach could help.

'Chiberia': Ghastly storm in the Midwest continues Special

Chicago - Everybody in Chicago and environs can now say they've encountered polar weather. It's actually colder here than at the world's farthest extremes.

GE's Roadshow For Growth visits Chicago, highlights investments

Chicago - Continuing the 20-city bus tour in celebration of achievements in the middle market, GE Capital's Roadshow For Growth visited Chicago and highlighted the investment commitments the firm has made in the windy city.

Blizzard expected to hit California, go as far as Midwest

A brutal winter storm is expected to hit the US once again. Except this time, it is coming onto the west coast. After hitting California, the blizzard is expected to bring snow to the Southwest before making its way to the Midwest.

Drought in Midwest drives corn production down and food prices up

The Midwest is experiencing its worst drought since 1988 , and corn crops are suffering as a result. Shortages are predicted due to the damage already done by the drought. But if drought conditions continue, the damage will be felt deeply by consumers.

Blazing heat harming fish in the U.S. Midwest

In several areas of the U.S. Midwest, the scorching temperatures and drought-like conditions have been contributing to the deaths of fish.

Nearly 100 tornadoes slam U.S. Midwest, death toll climbs

Nearly 100 tornadoes ripped through Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Texas and Iowa early on Sunday, killing six people in one Oklahoma town, three of them young girls, as storm sirens failed to sound.

Op-Ed: Plains Justice reports Keystone XL operations delayed until 2015 Special

Calgary - Carrie La Seur, founder of Plains Justice a non-profit environmental law firm, writes in the Great Plains Justice Tarsands Pipeline blog that the Keystone XL operational date has been delayed until 2015.

Newspaper editor retires amidst 'all the noise' of commenters

John Irby retired from his position as editor at the Bismarck Tribune on Sept. 9, saying he could not handle the "civil discourse" of anonymous user comments. Irby wrote candidly about his resignation, saying he was sick of being a scapegoat.

Powerful Midwest Storm Causes Ripple Affect

A strong storm in the Midwest on Monday delayed flights in Chicago and other cities around the United States. The winds from that storm gusted up to 80 miles per hour. It was pretty severe but not long.

Fifteen U.S. states affected by heat wave

Fifteen states in the Midwest, the Southeast and the Plains are under serious heat advisories because of a heat wave that is building up. Temperatures are expected to reach dangerous levels of over 105 degrees Fahrenheit.

Midwest's 'Snowpocalypse' doesn't show up in Detroit Special

The incredible 'Snowpocalypse' in Detroit hasn't quite lived up to all of the hype as the biggest storm of the 21st century.

Severe Storms Slam Into US Midwest, Great Lakes

The Great Lakes region is being pounded by heavy storms; however the aftermath still leaves the Midwest warm and muggy. More severe weather is predicted for Ohio and Kentucky on Sunday.

Subzero temperatures in Midwest

Temperature breaks 30 below in Midwest cl;osing schools,and streets are desserted.

Major Snowstorm Wreaks Havoc in Midwest

"400+ flights canceled at Chicago's O'Hare"

storms kill 10

More than ten inches of rain have hit the Southern Midwest with 37 tornadoes and left 10 dead. The storms, the tornadoes, hurricanes, tsunamis, mudslides, the list of tragic events lately is endless.

In unlikely Ozark Hills Of U.S., A Glitzy Entertainment Mecca

BRANSON, Missouri (dpa) - In the midst of the thickly forested Ozark hills in U.S. Midwest with its lakes and beautiful vistas lies an entertainment paradise that introduces visitors not only to Middle American culture and its folk music but also to a ...
 

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Dead birds pile up on a Midwestern farm in wake of avian flu epidemic.
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