Livestock farming

People are silhouetted against the orange glow of the fire as they watch a large grass fire burning out of control on Monday, March 6, 2017, in the northeast of Hutchinson, Kan. (Lindsey Bauman/The Hutchinson News via AP)
March 08, 2017 - 12:26 am
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Crews grappling with vexing wildfires that have charred hundreds of square miles of land in four states and killed six people soon may get a bit of a break: Winds are forecast to ease from the gusts that whipped the flames. Bill Bunting, forecast operations chief for the...
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People are silhouetted against the orange glow of the fire as they watch a large grass fire burning out of control on Monday, March 6, 2017, in the northeast of Hutchinson, Kan. (Lindsey Bauman/The Hutchinson News via AP)
March 07, 2017 - 2:53 pm
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Emergency crews struggled Tuesday to contain deadly wildfires that have scorched hundreds of square miles of land in four states, killing five people and forcing thousands of others to flee their homes ahead of the wind-whipped flames. Fires burned in parts of Kansas,...
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Vic Trass writes his name and phone number on a sign-in sheet on Monday, March 6, 2017, as he arrives at an evacuation center in Hutchinson, Kans., as a grassfire continues to rage north of Hutchinson. Emergency crews on Tuesday struggled to contain deadly wildfires that have scorched hundreds of square miles of land in four states and forced thousands of people to flee their homes ahead of the wind-whipped flames. (Katy Kildee/The Hutchinson News via AP)
March 07, 2017 - 1:06 pm
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Emergency crews on Tuesday struggled to contain deadly wildfires that have scorched hundreds of square miles of land in four states and forced thousands of people to flee their homes ahead of the wind-whipped flames. The fires were burning in parts of Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas...
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Cattle graze by a wildfire near Protection, Kan., early Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Grass fires fanned by gusting winds scorched swaths of Kansas grassland Monday, forcing the evacuations of several towns and the closure of some roads. (Bo Rader/The Wichita Eagle via AP)
March 07, 2017 - 10:38 am
STERLING, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning across the country's midsection (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Authorities say a wildfire killed three ranch hands in the Texas Panhandle who were trying to usher cattle away from the flames. Gray County Judge Richard Peet said Tuesday that the...
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In this Jan. 12, 2017, photo, traders work on the Mizuho Americas trading floor in New York. Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street, Monday, March 6, 2017, led by declines in materials companies and banks. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
March 06, 2017 - 5:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks finished lower Monday for the second time in the last three trading days. Banks gave back some of their recent gains after a jump in interest rates last week sent them sharply higher. Mining and chemical companies declined after China cut its economic growth forecast,...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, file photo, a Tyson Foods, Inc., truck is parked at a food warehouse in Little Rock, Ark. Tyson Foods said Monday, March 6, 2017, a strain of bird flu sickened chickens at a poultry breeder that supplies it with birds. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the 73,500 birds at the Lincoln County, Tenn., facility were destroyed and none of the birds from the flock will enter the food system. The H7 strain of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, or HPAI, can be deadly for chickens and turkeys. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)
March 06, 2017 - 10:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tens of thousands of chickens have been destroyed at a Tennessee chicken farm due to a bird flu outbreak, and 30 other farms within a six-mile radius have being quarantined. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says 73,500 chickens were destroyed and will not enter the food system...
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