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Japan to reopen to cruise ships after 2 1/2-year ban

Nov. 15, 2022 07:16 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Japan will lift a more than 2 1/2-year ban on international cruise ships that was imposed following a deadly coronavirus outbreak on the cruise ship Diamond Princess at the beginning of the pandemic, transport officials said Tuesday. The Transport Ministry said cruise...

Drought snarls Mississippi River transit in blow to farmers

Oct. 28, 2022 10:10 AM EDT

ALONG THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER (AP) — Adam Thomas starts harvesting soybeans on his Illinois farm when the dew burns off in the morning. This year, dry weather accelerated the work, allowing him to start early. His problem was getting the soybeans to market. About 60% of the Midwest...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Sep. 12, 2022 13:22 PM EDT

Dubuque Telegraph Herald. September 11, 2022. Editorial: Let’s give a warm Iowa welcome to Viking Cruises What began with conversations more than seven years ago and led to subsequent planning and discussion came to fruition this week when the community welcomed the...