Nation’s largest egg producer buying Texas egg farm

Texas 10/14/18, 22:51

The nation's largest producer of fresh eggs is buying a Texas egg producer. Cal-Maine Foods of Jackson, Mississippi, announced Wednesday that it would buy Featherland Egg Farms. Featherland has 600,000 egg-laying hens and a feed mill and other facilities near Marion, Texas, outside San Antonio. No price or other terms were announced. Cal-Maine ...

Chief quotes dying officer: ‘Brookhaven, I’m going down’

U.S. 10/04/18, 16:24

A south Mississippi police chief said Thursday that a mortally wounded officer who was shot on duty called out with his dying breath: "Brookhaven, I'm going down."Brookhaven Chief Kenneth Collins spoke at the funeral of Cpl. Zach Moak, 31, who was one of two officers slain early Saturday in the ...

Average US price of gas drops a penny per gallon to $2.90

U.S. 09/23/18, 14:10

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped a penny per gallon over the past two weeks, to $2.90.Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says that's 28 cents higher than at this time last year.Lundberg said Sunday it's likely that gas prices will continue to drop slightly.The ...

Grizzly’s rare aggressive attack kills 1, puzzles officials

Science 09/17/18, 17:48

Grizzly bears aren't docile animals, but an especially aggressive attack that killed a hunting guide and injured his client is puzzling wildlife officials.A female bear that was with its cub killed Mark Uptain of Jackson Hole and injured Corey Chubon of New Smyrna Beach, Florida, after they went to cut ...

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