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PETA turns 35, still using sex and shock for animal causes

posted on October 16, 2015 at 3:34 PM

PETA has done a lot with a little sex, shock and shame. One of the longest-running and sexiest stunts you will see in online ads around the world is a group of naked women who choose to wear nothing rather than wear fur, said Ingrid Newkirk,... Full Story

Blosom, the world's tallest cow, dies in northern Illinois

posted on June 5, 2015 at 3:42 PM

The world's tallest cow has died on a farm in northern Illinois after holding the record for less than a year. Full Story

Federal eateries join effort to curb animal antibiotic use

posted on June 5, 2015 at 3:41 PM

President Barack Obama's effort to curb the use of antibiotics in animals raised for meat is starting with his own employees. Full Story

Yellowstone urges tourist common sense amid bison attacks

posted on June 5, 2015 at 3:38 PM

A pamphlet drawing of a man being gored and flung into the air graphically warns tourists in Yellowstone National Park not to get too close to bison: They're wild animals and can be very dangerous. Full Story

Alternatives for Yellowstone bison management offered

posted on March 13, 2015 at 1:48 PM

The state of Montana and federal officials have drafted new management options for bison at Yellowstone National Park that range from letting the population grow to more than 7,000 of the animals, to driving down their numbers below 3,000. Full Story

Appeals court rules in favor of meat labels

posted on March 28, 2014 at 3:47 PM

A federal appeals court is allowing labels on certain cuts of meat to say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered. The appeals court decision issued Friday dismissed an attempt by the meat industry to block the rules, which took... Full Story

Tyson to drop Okla. hog supplier after abuse video

posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:37 PM

An animal rights group said Wednesday it videotaped workers at a central Oklahoma farm abusing hogs raised for Tyson Foods, and the meat company said it would immediately end its contract with the supplier. Full Story

Texas horse breeders take clone battle to court

posted on July 19, 2013 at 6:00 PM

The nation's pre-eminent quarter horse association, trying hard to safeguard a prestigious registry that adds financial value to listed animals, faced off in court Wednesday against two breeders who claim the organization is wrongly excluding... Full Story

Market to Market (August 31, 2012)

posted on August 31, 2012 at 7:03 PM

Market to Market (August 31, 2012)
Full Program: Hurricane Isaac hits New Orleans seven years to the day after Hurricane Katrina. Promising to get America back on track, Mitt Romney accepts the GOP nomination. A trio of brothers teaches millions about agriculture by showing “how they grow it” in... Full Story

Market to Market (January 6, 2012)

posted on January 6, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Market to Market (January 6, 2012)
Full Program: Wall Street begins 2012 with a rally, but a key study reveals a slowing economy on Main Street. The frontrunner wins the caucus, while the rural vote bolsters an underdog's bid for the White House. A Nebraska hog producer powers his operation --... Full Story

San Fran Burger Kings also charge for kids meals

posted on December 2, 2011 at 3:59 PM

Burger King has joined McDonald's in charging for kids meal toys to comply with San Francisco's ban. Full Story

Farmers worry new labor rules will end teen jobs

posted on December 2, 2011 at 3:57 PM

From tending cattle to driving tractors or ATVs, 15-year-old Taylor Muller and her three younger brothers have always done what they could to help the family's farming business. Full Story

Community tries to capture bull, again

posted on December 2, 2011 at 3:08 PM

A posse hopes to soon catch Waldo, a bull that escaped from a farm in July and has been on the loose in the coastal city of Milford, Conn. Full Story

Wildfires cause lengthy damage

posted on September 30, 2011 at 4:09 PM

Wildfires cause lengthy damage
Texas wildfires damage estimates continue to climb. Full Story

Market to Market (August 12, 2011)

posted on August 12, 2011 at 4:44 PM

Market to Market (August 12, 2011)
Full Program: Lawmakers announce committee members tasked with cutting the national debt. USDA decreases corn production estimates and increases its guess on ending stocks. And Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack proposes yet another version of mandatory animal ID. Those... Full Story
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