California Rodeo organizers denied the claims and said they have given the Monterey County SPCA full access to the rodeo grounds.
A federal judge invalidated the county law in a Nov. 27 order, saying state law pre-empts county law on the issue.
North Dakota and Minnesota farmers continue to face a shortage of rail cars as they try to move a large bean crop.
Farm groups such as the American Farm Bureau Federation and National Farmers Union, as well as leading agribusinesses have long advocated normalized trade relations with Cuba.
Minnesota officials are warning consumers to wait for more information before eating any pre-packaged, commercially produced caramel apples.
The proposal would have used lease amounts, instead of fair market values, to calculate property tax assessments on biotech companies.
Even if congressional opponents of normalizing relations with Cuba were to pass sweeping legislation to stop what President Obama wants to do, he could veto it and they are unlikely to muster the two-thirds majority to override a veto.
The Peterson Institute for International Economics estimates that exports of U.S. goods to Cuba could reach $4.3 billion a year, compared to less than $360 million last year.
A decision on whether protections are warranted will be reached by the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30.
State program links farmers with coyote hunters and trappers.
West Coast port slowdown causes fry rationing at McDonald's in Japan.
Drought-parched California hit by more storms.
Plunging gasoline costs caused U.S. consumer prices to drop in November, muting inflation across the entire economy.
SHAKA Movement attorney Michael Carroll says the judge’s ruling on Monday will allow his clients to file their own motions and to respond and object to plaintiff motions.