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Government shutdown possible due to Congress' budget brawl
Facing the prospects of a government shutdown this Friday over a fight to fund President Donald Trump’s Mexican border wall, members of Congress are prepared to pass a short-term stopgap to give the White House and lawmakers additional time to resolve their differences.
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Midwest ag universities shine in a global ranking
Midwest universities, led by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Michigan State University and Purdue University in Indiana, once again ranked among the best institutions for agricultural sciences programs across the globe, one of the latest world evaluations shows.
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Indiana legislature passes gas tax, registration hikes
State lawmakers plowed through the rarely easy prospect of raising taxes and other fees to come together on fixing Indiana’s roads  and bridges over the next 20 years.
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Proposed county restriction on firing distance sparks outrage
It was like stirring up a bunch of hornets, if not worse; there was so much opposition from northwestern Indiana gun enthusiasts that a LaPorte
County proposal to impose shooting restrictions was dropped like a hot potato.
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Trump reportedly switching course on EXIM Bank future
President Donald Trump has gone back on his promise not to allow the Export-Import  Bank of the United States (EXIM) to go forward, after a meeting with a lobbyist for and former executive of the top beneficiary of the publicly funded bank’s largesse, Boeing Corp.
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Ohio bill would permit small livestock
Goats, chickens and rabbits – for Ohioans, these animals and many, many more could be coming to a backyard nearby.
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EPA offers job buyouts, cuts to programs funding
As thousands of supporters participated in the nation’s “March for Science” rally last weekend, federal officials were meeting behind closed doors at U.S. EPA headquarters to cut more than 3,100 agency jobs, a third of which will be top government scientists.
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Michigan establishes risk area for bovine TB in five counties
Michigan state officials have established an area in five Michigan counties as a Potential High Risk Area for Bovine tuberculosis (TB) earlier this month after several wild deer came up positive for TB.
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Change in Canada dairy policy cuts out some U.S. producers
A change in dairy-related policies in Canada has led a Wisconsin-based milk processor to cancel contracts with dozens of dairies in two states.
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