Month: October 2019

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The U.S.D.A, unveiled its rules for the production of industrial hemp Tuesday and now the state of Iowa can move forward with its plan. Robin Pruisner is putting together that state plan and says they now have the 161-page federal plan that has sections dictating the state plans. “We need to digest those. We had […]

Iowa will be exceptionally well represented at this year’s National FFA Convention and Expo, which opens this morning in Indianapolis. Scott Johnson, executive director of the Iowa FFA Association, says about 3,000 Iowa members will be at the national event. Johnson says interest — and membership — in the ag education youth organization is growing […]

A northwest Iowa ethanol plant that was idled in mid-September has resumed production, due to action in California. Kelly Nieuwenhuis, a farmer from Primghar, is president of farmer-owned Siouxland Energy in Sioux Center. “The State of California is using a significant amount of ethanol to meet its requirements under the low-carbon fuel standard and CARB […]

ABC Audio(LOS ANGELES) — (NOTE LANGUAGE) Filmmakers are seething over streaming giant Netflix’s new “speed binging” feature. Apparently in the testing phase, the feature lets viewers power through movies and TV shows at faster speeds — essentially watching them in fast-forward — while retaining the content’s audio track. Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul, currently starring […]

Lucasfilm(LOS ANGELES) — Although the pair were set to pilot a new Star Wars trilogy, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss — the creators of HBO’s Game of Thrones — have now stepped down from the project. The pair’s plans were confirmed by Disney CEO Bob Iger back in May — incidentally, just before Game of […]

ABC News/Steve Iervolino(ATLANTA) — After Jackie Chan released a statement in April denying that he was involved with a rumored fourth installment of Rush Hour, Chan’s Rush Hour co-star Chris Tucker now tells ABC Audio that the film’s still on the table– with both stars on board. “Me and Jackie Chan are talking about doing […]

Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney(LOS ANGELES) — You probably know box office star Chris Pratt recently tied the knot with Katherine Schwarzenegger, the daughter of another action movie legend, Arnold Schwarzenegger. On Jimmy Kimmel Live! the Terminator: Dark Fate star spoke proudly about his new son-in-law, and how he and Pratt bonded over […]

Disney+(NEW YORK) — A new trailer for the Disney+ Star Wars series The Mandalorian debuted on Monday, and where the first one focused mainly on Pedro Pascal’s titular character, this one features more dialogue and more of his world. “Is the world more peaceful since the revolution?” the villain, played by Werner Herzog, is heard […]

ABC/Eric McCandless(NEW YORK) — Spooks and scares were plentiful on Monday night’s Dancing with the Stars‘ special Halloween celebration.  With eight couples competing for the Mirror Ball Trophy, there was little room for error as the judges picked apart every falter on the dance floor.  With all the dancers fighting to stay alive in the competition, each team […]

Trae Patton/NBC(NEW YORK) — On Monday’s episode of The Voice, the battle rounds came to a close and the knockout rounds began, with “mega” mentor Taylor Swift. First up, Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, John Legend and Gwen Stefani’s teams faced off against one another one last time to earn a spot in the knockout rounds.  Each coach enlisted the help of a guest […]

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