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Branstad extends bird flu disaster proclamation
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Gov. Terry Branstad has extended a state of disaster emergency through July 31 in response to the bird flu outbreak in the state....

Bird flu means educational displays replace birds at fairs
CENTRAL CITY, Iowa (AP) -- The ongoing bird flu outbreak has forced competitors at the Linn County Fair and other poultry events in the state to prepare educational displays and leave their birds at home....

Iowa landfill stops taking dead birds affected by bird flu
MALVERN, Iowa (AP) -- A southwestern Iowa landfill has stopped accepting dead birds and related waste from the recent bird flu outbreak....

Monthly egg report reveals depth of impact of bird flu
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A monthly report on egg production and chicken flocks reveals the depth of the impact of bird flu on the nation's egg producers....

Egg shortage cutting into restaurant profits, menu items
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Those who like to indulge in a good omelet or quiche at the local cafe should prepare to pay a little more - if it's even on the menu....

Schumer: Bird flu crisis will worsen if USDA budget is cut
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says a proposal to cut $500 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture budget could hurt the department's efforts to fight bird flu - and that could mean even higher prices for eggs....

Whataburger resolves egg shortage, resumes full breakfast
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Whataburger has resumed serving its overnight full breakfast menu after resolving egg shortages linked to the Midwest bird flu crisis....

Whataburger resolves egg issues, resumes breakfast schedule
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) -- Whataburger has resumed serving a full breakfast overnight after resolving egg shortages linked to the Midwest bird flu crisis....

Ohio State Fair offering alternatives to poultry shows
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio State Fair officials are offering alternatives to the annual poultry competition after a deadly virus prompted a recent ban on all poultry shows....

Minnesota records 13 straight days with no new bird flu
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota recorded its 13th straight day with no new cases of bird flu on Thursday as the focus on recovery continues....