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18 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Iowa State Fair won't let magician use doves in his act

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Bird flu restrictions are forcing a young magician to come up with new tricks in his act, because the Iowa State Fair says he can't use his pet doves. In May, state agricultural officials barred live bird exhibitions from county fairs and the state fair ...

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21 HOURS AGO - Fox News

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Iowa extends bird flu disaster proclamation through August

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad on Tuesday extended the state's bird flu disaster proclamation by a month until Aug. 30, keeping in place a raft of state resources for poultry farms recovering from an outbreak of the disease, country's worst-ever.

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JUL 28, 2015 - Washington Times

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Iowa bird flu disaster declaration extended to Aug. 30

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Gov. Terry Branstad has extended a state of disaster emergency through Aug. 30 in response to the bird flu outbreak in the state. The declaration Tuesday is the third extension of the original disaster proclamation. It otherwise would have expired Friday. The virus has infected ...

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JUL 28, 2015 - Washington Times

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USDA expects to pay farmers $191 million for bird flu losses

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The federal government expects to spend $191 million to pay chicken and turkey farmers for birds lost to avian flu. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says that's in addition to the nearly $400 million spent on cleaning up dead birds and disinfecting barns. The ...

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JUL 27, 2015 - Fox News

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Germany culls 10,000 hens after confirmed bird flu case

German authorities have slaughtered around 10,000 hens after a case of bird flu was confirmed at a poultry farm in the northwestern state of Lower Saxony, the state's agriculture ministry said on Monday.

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