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Economy May 30US food prices see historic jump and are likely to stay high
The Labor Department reports that the 2.6% jump in April food prices was the largest monthly increase in 46 years.
Nation Apr 27Virus is expected to reduce meat selection and raise prices
As the meat plants struggle to remain open, consumers could face less selection and slightly higher prices.
Health Apr 10Industry scrambles to stop fatal bird flu in South Carolina
A less severe strain of bird flu had been detected along the North Carolina and South Carolina state recently but the case in Chesterfield County, South Carolina discovered on Monday was found to be a more fatal and easily spread…
Politics Mar 31Judges temporarily block abortion bans in Texas, Ohio, Alabama amid virus
Federal judges on Monday temporarily blocked efforts in Texas and Alabama to ban abortions during the coronavirus pandemic, handing Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers a victory as clinics across the U.S. filed lawsuits to stop states from trying to…
Nation Dec 19Farm, ethanol groups angered at final EPA ethanol rule
The Environmental Protection Agency released its final renewable fuel standard but it did not include language that President Donald Trump agreed to in meetings with industry officials, Iowa’s governor and congressional representatives during September and October.
World Oct 14U.S.-China truce leaves big issues unresolved
Closer inspection suggests there isn't much substance, at least not yet, to the temporary truce President Donald Trump announced Friday at the White House after the U.S. and China wrapped up their 13th round of trade talks.
Nation Mar 19For Midwest farmers, floodwaters threaten millions in crop and livestock losses
The rising water that has damaged hundreds of homes and been blamed for three deaths has also taken a heavy toll on agriculture, inundating thousands of acres, threatening stockpiled grain and killing livestock.
Politics May 09Obama allies use Trump to press GOP on Supreme Court nominee
DES MOINES, Iowa — Proponents of President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee believe they have a new winning argument to get the Republican-led Senate to act — the prospect of Donald Trump choosing someone to fill the vacancy.