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Hoopfest canceled due to spread of COVID-19, organizers say

The 3-on-3 basketball tournament had been scheduled for Sept. 11-12. In a letter posted to Hoopfest's website on Wednesday afternoon, organizers said the increase in COVID-19 cases caused by the delta variant of the coronavirus led to cancellation of the event, in consultation with the Spokane Regional Health District and regional health care providers.

New U.S. rules to protect animal farmers expected soon

The Biden administration plans to issue a new rule to protect the rights of farmers who raise cows, chickens and hogs against the country's largest meat processors as part of a plan to encourage more competition in the agriculture sector.

Federal checks salvage otherwise dreadful 2020 for U.S. farms

Thanks to the government paying nearly 40% of their income, U.S. farmers are expected to end 2020 with higher profit than 2019 and the best net income in seven years, the Department of Agriculture said in its latest farm income forecast.

Cone or scoop: Guinea pig ice cream for sale in Ecuador

The rodents are a traditional hot dish in some Latin American countries, including Colombia, Peru and Bolivia. In Ecuador, people typically cook guinea pigs with salt and serve them with potatoes and peanut sauce. But one vendor is taking things to another gastronomic level, serving guinea pigs as a cold dessert.

Pig-headed pig’s escapades cause owner to face citations

For the fourth time, Leroy – a Vietnamese pot-bellied pig – wandered over to Brennan Elementary School in Columbia, South Carolina, leading officials to slap Mcgregor Wallace with citations for owning a pig within city limits and having a fugitive pet.

How to avoid meat at Pig Out: Options for vegetarians and vegans

Don’t let the name ruin the fun: Pig out in the Park isn’t all about the pigs. Or the meats. In fact, in the food festival’s 40 years in Spokane, some might consider it decidedly vegetarian-friendly, with mounds of desserts, appetizers and all things deep fried, including mac and cheese.

Peppa Pig to get new owner: GI Joe maker Hasbro

The maker of Monopoly and GI Joe will pay about $4 billion to buy Entertainment One Ltd., a British entertainment company that produces “Peppa Pig,” ““PJ Masks” and other animated shows for preschoolers.