Veal calves are free to roam the pastures with their mothers and are not fed antibiotics or hormones, a method of ranching that has been growing among veal producers who are seeking to adopt more humane methods of raising calves for veal.
Conditions: Rock blasting closure in progress earlier than scheduled due to electrical storm. During blasting I-90 will be closed milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. During blasting closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70. I-90 is closed to bicycles between Hyak interchange, Exit 54, and Stampede Pass interchange, Exit 62. John Wayne Pioneer Trail may be used as an alternate route.
ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — Notes left by a mother accused of drowning her 2-year-old and cutting the throat of her teenage daughter recounted the attack and said the "baby didn't suffer as she fell asleep in the water," according to an arrest warrant affidavit unsealed Tuesday.
By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - Near-record rainfall has caused massive flooding in the Detroit area that is blamed for at least one death and has made roads impassable, swamped vehicles and flooded basements, officials said. The heaviest rain since 1925 engulfed the area on Monday, the second-wettest day on record, according to the National Weather Service. Up to 6 inches of rain fell on Monday in a four-hour period and parts of five interstate highways that run through Detroit and many interior roads remained impassable on Tuesday, said Nicole Lisabeth, a Michigan State Police spokeswoman. A 30-year-old woman died Monday after sufferinug a seizure in her car on a flooded road in Warren, a suburb north of Detroit, Lisabeth said.
Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki’s defiant fight to retain power in Iraq appeared to collapse after his former backers in Iran, the military and his own party all signaled that he could no longer expect their support.