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Omaha Welcomes Open

Omaha Welcomes Open

Golf fans are flocking to Omaha for the U.S. Senior Open.  First-round play begins at 7 a.m. today at the par 70 Omaha Country Club.  Organizers are expecting ticket sales to reach 150-thousand for just the third time in the 34-year history of the event.  Players on the Champions Tour must be at least 50 years of age.  Roger Chapman is the defending champ.

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  Chief U.S. Ag Trade negotiator Darci Vetter will speak to U.S. Grains Council members at their 54th Board of…