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Circus Citations under the Big Top

The Cole Brothers circus is in town. While thousands of circus fans are expected to attend opening night tonight, protesting for animal rights has already begun. NBC 26’s Lauren Walsh looked into the allegations made about The Cole Brothers animal handlers.Full story

Safeway grocery says moving to crate-free pork supply

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Safeway Inc, the second-largest U.S. grocery chain, said on Monday it plans to stop using pork suppliers that cage pregnant sows as part of their production process, a practice animal rights groups have called inhumane. Full story

Animal lovers speak out against 'pet modification'

  Veterinarians and animal rights organizations take a stand against "pet modification" surgeries. WVIT's Jeff Stoecker reports.

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