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Court throws out Arrow Rock hog farm ruling

An appeals court has thrown out a judge’s controversial ruling that barred a hog farm from opening near a state historic site. Cole County Circuit Judge Patricia Joyce’s 2009 order had also set a number of restrictions on existing concentrated ...

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Hog lawsuits raise stink in Missouri

A faint rotten-egg smell drifts off a covered lagoon a hundred yards from a well-traveled Missouri gravel road. It’s not an overpowering odor, but it’s there. Aside from a few dirt-speckled pickup trucks kicking up dust as they pass by, ...

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Hog farm suit garners $1.1M settlement

A nuisance lawsuit against a hog farm in Cedar County has concluded in a $1.1 million settlement. The lawsuit was a victory for Kansas City attorney Charles Speer, who currently has more than 300 lawsuits pending against contained animal feeding ...

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Hog farm lawsuit gets partial second chance

A failed nuisance lawsuit against a northern Missouri hog feeding operation will get another shot, after a ruling from the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District. Premium Standard Farms and ContiGroup Cos. won a defense verdict in Jackson County Circuit ...

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Hog farm lawsuit gets partial second chance

A failed nuisance lawsuit against a northern Missouri hog feeding operation will get another shot, after a ruling this morning from the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District. Premium Standard Farms and ContiGroup Cos. won a defense verdict in Jackson ...

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