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Appeal dropped in Buffalo River hog lawsuit

Federal agencies will have a year to do a new environmental assessment of a hog farm near the Buffalo National River after a federal appeals court's ruling.

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Lower fuel costs add up to bigger profits for Southwest Airlines

Southwest's fuel bills dropped, thanks to the sharp slide in oil prices since last summer. The airline paid $2 per gallon, down from $3.08 a year ago, and the savings added up to $437 million.

Blue Bell recalls all of its ice cream products

Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries says two samplings of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeriosis. 

Bird flu confirmed at Iowa farm with 5.3 million chickens

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the bird flu virus has been found at a farm holding nearly 10% of Iowa's egg-laying chickens.

USDA veterinarian: Bird flu outbreak could be 'devastating'

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's chief veterinary officer says the country's poultry industry may have to live with a deadly bird flu strain for several years and it could be devastating.

Jailer is charged with allowing inmate beatings

A Pulaski County Sheriff's jail deputy has been charged with two misdemeanor counts of abuse of power for allegedly allowing an inmate to be beaten by other inmates.

Joplin police make huge pot bust at Greyhound bus station

A pair of Jopin policemen are credited with finding a large amount of marijuana at the city's Greyhound bus terminal Wednesday.


Tobacco companies sue feds to block packaging guidelines

Tobacco giants R.J. Reynolds, Altria, and Lorillard filed the lawsuit, claiming the Food and Drug Administration is infringing on commercial speech.

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