'; } // return array of supporters (Supporter,Link), selected randomly function randomSupporters($limit = false) { $sql = "Select * from ActiveSupporters"; if ($limit) $sql .= " limit $num"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $res = array(); if ($result) { while ($row = mysql_fetch_assoc($result)) { $link = trim($row['Website'] != ''?$row['Website']: ($row['FacebookFollowing']?$row['Facebook']: ($row['TwitterFollowing']?$row['Twitter']: ($row['GooglePlusFollowing']?$row['GooglePlus']: ($row['OtherSocialMedia']?$row['OtherSocialMedia']:false) ) ) ) ); if ($link && strncasecmp($link,'http:',5)) $link = 'http://'.$link; $res[] = array('Supporter'=>$row['GroupName'],'Link'=>$link); } } return $res; } // return Weekly Audience Average function weeklyAudienceAverage() { $sql = "select * from BrochureGeneral where Dname='WeeklyAudienceAverage'"; $result = mysql_query($sql); $row = mysql_fetch_array($result); if ($row) return $row['DValue']; } ?> Public News Service Newscasts https://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php Public News Service The Public News Service provides reporting on a wide range of social, community, and environmental issues for mainstream and alternative media. Public News Service info@publicnewsservice.org no Farmers Work with Local Food Banks to Feed Kentuckians Summer Produce Mon, 29 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-07-29/hunger-food-nutrition/farmers-work-with-local-food-banks-to-feed-kentuckians-summer-produce/a66962-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-07-29/hunger-food-nutrition/farmers-work-with-local-food-banks-to-feed-kentuckians-summer-produce/a66962-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Hunger/Food/Nutrition Poverty Rural/Farming Report: Ag Lenders Still Discriminating Against Women, Farmers of Color Tue, 23 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-07-23/rural-farming/report-ag-lenders-still-discriminating-against-women-farmers-of-color/a67230-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-07-23/rural-farming/report-ag-lenders-still-discriminating-against-women-farmers-of-color/a67230-1 report released this month by the U.S. Government Accountability Office. ...(Read More)]]> Civil Rights Human Rights/Racial Justice Rural/Farming Social Justice Women's Facing Financial Pressure, KY Farmers Forced to Navigate Options Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-05-10/rural-farming/facing-financial-pressure-ky-farmers-forced-to-navigate-options/a66412-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-05-10/rural-farming/facing-financial-pressure-ky-farmers-forced-to-navigate-options/a66412-1 new resource guide that could help. Low commodity prices are shrinking cash flow for many farmers, forcing some to take out more or higher interest loans. ...(Read More)]]> Hunger/Food/Nutrition Livable Wages/Working Families Rural/Farming Families Across KY Unable to Afford Food, Many Don't Qualify for Assistance Thu, 02 May 2019 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-05-02/hunger-food-nutrition/families-across-ky-unable-to-afford-food-many-dont-qualify-for-assistance/a66331-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2019-05-02/hunger-food-nutrition/families-across-ky-unable-to-afford-food-many-dont-qualify-for-assistance/a66331-1 "Map the Meal Gap" report by the group Feeding America. The report, which looked at food insecurity in all 120 counties in the state, found Magoffin County had the highest rate of food insecurity, at 22.5%. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Consumer Hunger/Food/Nutrition Poverty Rural/Farming Trade Wars: Risky Business for Whiskey Business? Mon, 23 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-07-23/budget-policy-and-priorities/trade-wars-risky-business-for-whiskey-business/a63410-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-07-23/budget-policy-and-priorities/trade-wars-risky-business-for-whiskey-business/a63410-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Rural/Farming Can U.S. Senate Save Net Neutrality? Mon, 14 May 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-05-14/consumer-issues/can-u-s-senate-save-net-neutrality/a62509-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-05-14/consumer-issues/can-u-s-senate-save-net-neutrality/a62509-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Media Reform Rural/Farming Social Justice KY Groups Ask McConnell for Swift Action on Mine Reclamation Wed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-03-14/livable-wages-working-families/ky-groups-ask-mcconnell-for-swift-action-on-mine-reclamation/a61822-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-03-14/livable-wages-working-families/ky-groups-ask-mcconnell-for-swift-action-on-mine-reclamation/a61822-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Energy Policy Environment Livable Wages/Working Families Rural/Farming Water Dental Health Month: Preventing a “Sweet Tooth” from Becoming a Problem Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-02-14/health-issues/dental-health-month-preventing-a-sweet-tooth-from-becoming-a-problem/a61431-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-02-14/health-issues/dental-health-month-preventing-a-sweet-tooth-from-becoming-a-problem/a61431-1 National Children's Dental Health Month, and health-care groups say it's about more than teaching kids to brush twice a day and floss regularly. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Health Rural/Farming Youth Local Papers Hold Their Own in Digital World Tue, 02 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-01-02/consumer-issues/local-papers-hold-their-own-in-digital-world/a60845-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-01-02/consumer-issues/local-papers-hold-their-own-in-digital-world/a60845-1 (Read More)]]> Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Media Reform Rural/Farming Appalachian Cultural Work Honored Nationally Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-10-27/arts-and-culture/appalachian-cultural-work-honored-nationally/a60026-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-10-27/arts-and-culture/appalachian-cultural-work-honored-nationally/a60026-1 (Read More)]]> Arts & Culture Rural/Farming Tips Offered for Healthier Backyard Chicken Coops Mon, 28 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-08-28/health-issues/tips-offered-for-healthier-backyard-chicken-coops/a59147-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-08-28/health-issues/tips-offered-for-healthier-backyard-chicken-coops/a59147-1 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating ten separate poultry-related salmonella outbreaks that have affected people across the country - including 39 cases in Kentucky, the seventh highest total among the states. ...(Read More)]]> Consumer Health Rural/Farming Seeking Security Net for Net Neutrality Mon, 10 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-07-10/consumer-issues/seeking-security-net-for-net-neutrality/a58403-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-07-10/consumer-issues/seeking-security-net-for-net-neutrality/a58403-1 Neutrality Day of Action this Wednesday is an online protest of the Federal Communications Commission's recent decision to roll back its Obama-era rule. ...(Read More)]]> Consumer Media Reform Rural/Farming Is Trump FCC Threat to Net Neutrality? Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-01-30/consumer-issues/is-trump-fcc-threat-to-net-neutrality/a55455-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-01-30/consumer-issues/is-trump-fcc-threat-to-net-neutrality/a55455-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Media Reform Rural/Farming Stream-Protection Rule Flows into Legal Battle Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-01-25/environment/stream-protection-rule-flows-into-legal-battle/a56043-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2017-01-25/environment/stream-protection-rule-flows-into-legal-battle/a56043-1 Stream Protection Rule, which was finalized last month by the Interior Department. The states want the United States District Court in Washington, D.C., to block enforcement. ...(Read More)]]> Climate Change/Air Quality Endangered Species & Wildlife Environment Health Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Toxics Water Stopping the Red River Dam: It's Been Almost a Half Century Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-11-18/civic-engagement/stopping-the-red-river-dam-its-been-almost-a-half-century/a54242-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-11-18/civic-engagement/stopping-the-red-river-dam-its-been-almost-a-half-century/a54242-1 (Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Cultural Resources Endangered Species & Wildlife Environment Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Water Poll: Strong Support Across Appalachia for RECLAIM Act Tue, 04 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-10-04/energy-policy/poll-strong-support-across-appalachia-for-reclaim-act/a54241-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-10-04/energy-policy/poll-strong-support-across-appalachia-for-reclaim-act/a54241-1 new Sierra Club poll shows nearly nine out of every ten people living in Appalachia support a Kentucky congressman's plan to help communities impacted by America's shift away from coal. The RECLAIM Act, introduced in the House by Somerset Republican Hal Rogers, proposes using one billion dollars from the Abandoned Mine Lands Fund on economic development and diversification projects. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Climate Change/Air Quality Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Energy Policy Environment Rural/Farming Toxics Water Industrial Hemp: Can it Flourish in KY? Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-25/consumer-issues/industrial-hemp-can-it-flourish-in-ky/a52996-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-25/consumer-issues/industrial-hemp-can-it-flourish-in-ky/a52996-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Health Hunger/Food/Nutrition Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture Kentucky Doubling Down on Double Dollars Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-19/hunger-food-nutrition/kentucky-doubling-down-on-double-dollars/a52931-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-07-19/hunger-food-nutrition/kentucky-doubling-down-on-double-dollars/a52931-1 cost-sharing support programs organized by the Community Farm Alliance. This summer it's up to 33 markets. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Health Hunger/Food/Nutrition Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture A Visit to the "Farmacy" Means Eating Healthier Mon, 20 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-20/health-issues/a-visit-to-the-farmacy-means-eating-healthier/a52457-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-20/health-issues/a-visit-to-the-farmacy-means-eating-healthier/a52457-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Consumer Health Hunger/Food/Nutrition Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture "Restoration of Hope" Part of One Man's Plan for Appalachia Mon, 06 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-06/energy-policy/restoration-of-hope-part-of-one-mans-plan-for-appalachia/a52075-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-06/energy-policy/restoration-of-hope-part-of-one-mans-plan-for-appalachia/a52075-1 opinion article in some of the region's largest newspapers. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Civic Engagement Climate Change/Air Quality Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Energy Policy Environment Hunger/Food/Nutrition Livable Wages/Working Families Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture Hunger Initiative Launched in KY Fri, 03 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-03/hunger-food-nutrition/hunger-initiative-launched-in-ky/a51446-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-06-03/hunger-food-nutrition/hunger-initiative-launched-in-ky/a51446-1 Hunger Initiative is a way to bring those who grow, sell and distribute food together to find solutions. ...(Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Family/Father Issues Health Hunger/Food/Nutrition Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Rural/Farming Trend of Fewer Bees in U.S. Continues Tue, 17 May 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-05-17/endangered-species-and-wildlife/trend-of-fewer-bees-in-u-s-continues/a51917-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-05-17/endangered-species-and-wildlife/trend-of-fewer-bees-in-u-s-continues/a51917-1 losing 44 percent of their colonies over the last year, according to a new annual report. ...(Read More)]]> Climate Change/Air Quality Consumer Endangered Species & Wildlife Environment Hunger/Food/Nutrition Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture Toxics Audit Finds Children Working in Tobacco Fields Mon, 09 May 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-05-09/livable-wages-working-families/audit-finds-children-working-in-tobacco-fields/a51810-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-05-09/livable-wages-working-families/audit-finds-children-working-in-tobacco-fields/a51810-1 findings of an audit commissioned by Reynolds American of its 373 contract farms in seven states, including Kentucky. ...(Read More)]]> Children's Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Environment Family/Father Issues Health Housing/Homelessness Human Rights/Racial Justice Livable Wages/Working Families Rural/Farming Toxics Youth Opposition to Pipeline Project Popular Earth Day Theme in KY Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-04-21/environment/opposition-to-pipeline-project-popular-earth-day-theme-in-ky/a51467-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-04-21/environment/opposition-to-pipeline-project-popular-earth-day-theme-in-ky/a51467-1 (Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Community Issues and Volunteering Energy Policy Environment Environmental Justice Health Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Toxics Water Giving Organic Farmers a Conservation Buffer Tue, 01 Mar 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-01/sustainable-agriculture/giving-organic-farmers-a-conservation-buffer/a50632-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-03-01/sustainable-agriculture/giving-organic-farmers-a-conservation-buffer/a50632-1 (Read More)]]> Consumer Endangered Species & Wildlife Environment Hunger/Food/Nutrition Livable Wages/Working Families Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture KY Farm Family: Easy Access to Health Insurance Critical Tue, 16 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-16/health-issues/ky-farm-family-easy-access-to-health-insurance-critical/a50183-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-16/health-issues/ky-farm-family-easy-access-to-health-insurance-critical/a50183-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Family/Father Issues Health Livable Wages/Working Families Poverty Rural/Farming Women's KY Taxpayers Can Help Fight Hunger Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-08/hunger-food-nutrition/ky-taxpayers-can-help-fight-hunger/a50257-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-08/hunger-food-nutrition/ky-taxpayers-can-help-fight-hunger/a50257-1 (Read More)]]> Civic Engagement Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Health Hunger/Food/Nutrition Poverty Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture School Lunch Improvements Proposed Wed, 03 Feb 2016 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-03/hunger-food-nutrition/school-lunch-improvements-proposed/a50169-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-02-03/hunger-food-nutrition/school-lunch-improvements-proposed/a50169-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Children's Consumer Education Family/Father Issues Health Hunger/Food/Nutrition Poverty Rural/Farming Youth Citizens Groups: Settlement with Coal Company Sends Message About Pollution Wed, 09 Dec 2015 00:00:00 -0700 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-12-09/environment/citizens-groups-settlement-with-coal-company-sends-message-about-pollution/a49325-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-12-09/environment/citizens-groups-settlement-with-coal-company-sends-message-about-pollution/a49325-1 (Read More)]]> Climate Change/Air Quality Environment Environmental Justice Health Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Toxics Water One Senator's Plan to Attract Teachers to Rural Schools Tue, 20 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-10-20/education/one-senators-plan-to-attract-teachers-to-rural-schools/a48586-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-10-20/education/one-senators-plan-to-attract-teachers-to-rural-schools/a48586-1 Rural Educator Support and Training Act becomes law, college students who agree to teach in rural schools will be able to receive money to put toward their education. ...(Read More)]]> Education Rural/Farming Locally Grown is Growing Mon, 28 Sep 2015 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Poverty Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture Urban Planning/Transportation Court Ruling Backs Bees Against EPA Fri, 11 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-09-11/sustainable-agriculture/court-ruling-backs-bees-against-epa/a48088-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-09-11/sustainable-agriculture/court-ruling-backs-bees-against-epa/a48088-1 blocked the use of the Dow Chemical insecticide, ruling that the EPA failed to do reliable studies on the pesticide's impact. "EPA did not follow through with its own requirement of getting scientific-based evidence to prove that the pesticide was not going to adversely impact pollinators," said Michele Colopy, program director of the Pollinator Stewardship Council, one of the groups that filed the suit. "...(Read More)]]> Consumer Environment Environmental Justice Hunger/Food/Nutrition Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture Toxics Hearing in Kentucky on New Coal Mining Pollution Rules Thu, 03 Sep 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-09-03/water/hearing-in-kentucky-on-new-coal-mining-pollution-rules/a47949-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-09-03/water/hearing-in-kentucky-on-new-coal-mining-pollution-rules/a47949-1 Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement will hold a public hearing in Lexington tonight about a proposed rule to determine how water pollution from mining operations is tested, regulated, controlled and enforced. Teri Blanton, a member of the grassroots organization Kentuckians for the Commonwealth, says not enough has been done to protect Kentucky's 92,000 miles of streams in the past – and her group would like to see a stronger rule. ...(Read More)]]> Water Toxics Rural/Farming Public Lands/Wilderness Environmental Justice Environment Endangered Species & Wildlife Serving Ideas for Healthier Communities in KY Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-08-31/health-issues/serving-ideas-for-healthier-communities-in-ky/a47875-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-08-31/health-issues/serving-ideas-for-healthier-communities-in-ky/a47875-1 (Read More)]]> Community Issues and Volunteering Education Health Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture KY Conservationists Pleased with New Pollution Rules; Governor is Not Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-08-04/climate-change-air-quality/ky-conservationists-pleased-with-new-pollution-rules-governor-is-not/a47446-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-08-04/climate-change-air-quality/ky-conservationists-pleased-with-new-pollution-rules-governor-is-not/a47446-1 (Read More)]]> Water Toxics Rural/Farming Public Lands/Wilderness Health Environmental Justice Environment Energy Policy Consumer Climate Change/Air Quality Gauging Kentucky's Soil From Space Mon, 03 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-08-03/sustainable-agriculture/gauging-kentuckys-soil-from-space/a47455-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-08-03/sustainable-agriculture/gauging-kentuckys-soil-from-space/a47455-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Climate Change/Air Quality Consumer Environment Hunger/Food/Nutrition Rural/Farming Sustainable Agriculture Test Drilling Intensifies Calls for Ban on Fracking in KY Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-30/energy-policy/test-drilling-intensifies-calls-for-ban-on-fracking-in-ky/a47019-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-30/energy-policy/test-drilling-intensifies-calls-for-ban-on-fracking-in-ky/a47019-1 (Read More)]]> Climate Change/Air Quality Endangered Species & Wildlife Energy Policy Environment Environmental Justice Health Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Toxics As KY Explores Deep-Well Fracking, Conservationists Watch the Water Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-20/water/as-ky-explores-deep-well-fracking-conservationists-watch-the-water/a47144-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-20/water/as-ky-explores-deep-well-fracking-conservationists-watch-the-water/a47144-1 U.S. ...(Read More)]]> Climate Change/Air Quality Consumer Energy Policy Environment Environmental Justice Health Public Lands/Wilderness Rural/Farming Toxics Water Public Comment Sought About Fracking in Kentucky Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-07/energy-policy/public-comment-sought-about-fracking-in-kentucky/a47007-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-07-07/energy-policy/public-comment-sought-about-fracking-in-kentucky/a47007-1 revised Kentucky's regulations on oil and gas production in March. Environmentalists and landowners will now get to express their views about the regulatory revisions in a trio of public meetings across the commonwealth, beginning tonight in Madisonville. ...(Read More)]]> Water Toxics Social Justice Rural/Farming Public Lands/Wilderness Health Environmental Justice Environment Consumer Community Issues and Volunteering Climate Change/Air Quality Net Neutrality Order Under Threat in GOP Budget Mon, 22 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-06-22/community-issues-and-volunteering/net-neutrality-order-under-threat-in-gop-budget/a46783-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-06-22/community-issues-and-volunteering/net-neutrality-order-under-threat-in-gop-budget/a46783-1 (Read More)]]> Budget Policy & Priorities Community Issues and Volunteering Consumer Media Reform Rural/Farming Expert Says Bird Flu Outbreak Destined to Happen Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 -0600 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-06-15/animal-welfare/expert-says-bird-flu-outbreak-destined-to-happen/a46718-1 https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-06-15/animal-welfare/expert-says-bird-flu-outbreak-destined-to-happen/a46718-1 avian influenza that has decimated hundreds of poultry operations in more than a dozen states has been a surprise to many. 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