Balanced Reporting. Trusted Insights. Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Jim Webster

Jim Webster

Jim Webster

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Animal terrorism eases; activists shift to video exposés

Although outright sabotage of livestock operations and animal research facilities has declined in the U.S. since enactment of the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) in 2006, the threat of “animal rights” extremists remains. according to a former mink raiser whose Washington-state operation was put out of business by a 2003 raid.
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Millennials eat out more

The Millennial generation, born between 1981 and the 1996, eats out in restaurants or bars around 30 percent more often than any other generation, a USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) analysis finds.
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Rural health care jobs gain

Rural hospitals, nursing homes and other health care facilities provided more than 1.25 million wage and salary jobs in 2011, accounting for 8.5 percent of rural wage and salary employment, says a new USDA report.
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