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Campbell Soup says 3Q profit and soup sales declined
The maker of canned soup, Pepperidge Farm cookies and V8 juice said the stronger dollar hurt its sales overseas, and sales of soup slumped in the U.S.

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Hormel overcomes bird flu in 2Q, but drag seen in 2nd half
Bird flu outbreaks afflict about 55 farms in Minnesota and Wisconsin that supply the company with turkeys.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
L.A. may boost minimum wage to $15 over 5 years
If enacted, Los Angeles would join Seattle and San Francisco as some of the largest cities in the nation with phased-in minimum wage laws that eventually require annual pay of about $31,200.
Governor, farm leaders say trade mission will benefit producers
Governor, farm leaders say trade mission will benefit producers
Members of an Idaho governor's trade mission to Mexico and Peru said they're hopeful more Idaho farm commodities will be sold in those countries as a result of the trip.
Lewiston meeting addresses reduction in container shipments
Industry and transportation leaders will discuss Port of Portland container shipments during a meeting at 2 p.m. May 28 in Lewiston, Idaho.
New Oregon law opens financial doors
New Oregon law opens financial doors
An Oregon law that went into effect this year allows Oregon-based businesses to raise up to $250,000 from state residents.
Portland daily grain report
Bids as of 9:30 a.m. Pacific time; subject to change.
AFL-CIO president: Bad trade deal is worse than no deal
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said that if the agreement is better for workers than NAFTA, as supporters claim, then let the public see it.
Bird flu could cost nearly $1 billion
Bird flu could cost nearly $1 billion
The figures include birds killed by the virus as well as those killed to prevent its spread in Iowa and Minnesota.
S. Dakota Stockgrowers support COOL
Some group are now calling for Congress to repeal the law, saying they fear retaliation from Mexico and Canada in the form of tariffs. Other groups say Congress should wait until after mediatioin.