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Court upholds hog verdict; Smithfield announces settlement

A federal appeals court has upheld a 2018 jury verdict that led to monetary awards for neighbors of an eastern North Carolina industrial hog operation for its smells and noise.

Oink oink, cha-ching: $3 million found in barrels of pork

Barrels of raw pork shoulder were riding fat in a tractor trailer pulled over by North Carolina deputies.

China waiving tariff hikes on US soybeans, pork

China is waiving punitive tariffs on U.S. soybeans and pork while the two sides negotiate a trade deal, the Ministry of Finance said Friday.

Officials seize 1 million pounds of pork amid virus concerns

Federal authorities say 1 million pounds of pork products allegedly smuggled from China have been seized at a New Jersey port.

Court: Schools may be due hog giant’s environmental payments

North Carolina judges are setting up a court battle to decide whether the world's largest pork producer will keep paying for environmental projects as it promised 18 years ago or if the millions should go to public schools instead.

Lawsuits against pork giant delayed

Several lawsuits against the world's largest pork producer are on pause.

Jury tells pork giant to pay $473.5M in nuisance lawsuit

A federal jury decided Friday that the world's largest pork producer should pay $473.5 million to neighbors of three North Carolina industrial-scale hog farms for unreasonable nuisances they suffered from odors, flies and rumbling trucks

NC lawmakers move to protect pork giant hit by big verdict

Legislators in the country's No. 2 hog-growing state are launching a new effort to shield industrial hog operations from neighbors who have complained for decades about the smell, noise and flies generated by housing thousands of animals together.

Smithfield pleads its case in pig stink trial

The world's largest pork producer put its best case before jurors Wednesday to debunk claims that its waste is responsible for stenches so foul and attracts so many flies that life for rural neighbors is miserable.

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Black Friday sees record online as US shoppers stay home

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1 dead, 14 injured following shooting at SC nightclub

Authorities responded to 7th Lounge just before 1 a.m. Officials say they found several victims.

Champion Ken Jennings will be first interim ‘Jeopardy!’ host

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