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General Mills beats Street 4Q forecasts
The maker of Cheerios cereal, Yoplait yogurt and other packaged foods posted revenue of $3.81 billion in the period.

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Trump administration moves to withdraw clean-water rule
The proposed repeal is the latest in a series of Trump moves to undo President Barack Obama’s environmental legacy.
Selected Western livestock auctions
Livestock auction results from around the region.
EPA chief met with Dow CEO before deciding on pesticide ban
Both men were featured speakers at an energy industry conference.
SIPCO hires new executive director
SIPCO hires new executive director
A retired raw product procurement director from J.R. Simplot Co. is now working as executive director with Southern Idaho Potato Cooperative.
Feds to pay local governments $465 million for 2017 land use
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced the sum in Nevada on Monday.
Landowner battles South Dakota officials over bighorn sheep
Ranchers says the bighorn sheep take his cattle’s food and water, damage his fences and flatten his grass and alfalfa.
New pot rules protect kids; legal battle won’t stop sales

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A lengthy legal battle over the alcohol industry’s exclusive rights to distribute marijuana in Nevada won’t affect the state’s plans to begin recreational pot sales at medical dispensaries on Saturday,...

Ingredient in popular weed killer going on list as cancerous
Glyphosate will appear on a list California keeps of potentially cancerous chemicals.
World Food Prize goes to African Development Bank president
The World Food Prize was created by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Norman Borlaug in 1986 to recognize scientists and others who have improved the quality and availability of food.
Yellowstone wants brucellosis quarantine facility for bison
Male bison must be quarantined for a year before they can be deemed free of the disease.

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