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Market to Market August 29, 2008 (#3352)


In the News

  • Town Wonders If It's Next To Face Immigration Raid
    (Aug 29, 2008) PERRY, Iowa (AP) — Immigration agents had barely left Postville when word hit Perry, about 200 miles to the southwest, that another raid was coming.
  • UN Urges Phasing Out of Energy Subsidies
    (Aug 29, 2008) ACCRA, Ghana - A new U.N report urges countries to phase out energy subsidies, saying they often waste money, do not always help the poor and are bad for the environment.
  • Wanted: Home For 6 Million Carp
    (Aug 29, 2008) PROVO, Utah (AP) — Psst.
  • Cows Seem to Know Which Way is North
    (Aug 29, 2008) WASHINGTON (AP) — Talk about animal magnetism, cows seem to have a built-in compass.
  • Russian Ban Is Bad News For US Poultry Producers
    (Aug 29, 2008) MILWAUKEE (AP) — The nation's chicken producers faced more bad news Thursday as Russia said that 19 U.S poultry producers will be barred from exporting their products there, a move that would deprive them access to a key market.
  • US Questions China at WTO
    (Aug 29, 2008) GENEVA (AP) — The United States has challenged China to justify the legality of its tax, subsidy and export rules for farm products such as pork and wheat in what could signify new tensions between the two trading giants.
  • New Attack Ad Targets Hot Dogs
    (Aug 29, 2008) CHICAGO (AP) — A new TV commercial shows kids eating hot dogs in a school cafeteria and one little boy's haunting lament: "I was dumbfounded when the doctor told me I have late-stage colon cancer." It's a startling revelation in an ad that...