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Carrie Antlfinger / The Associated Press

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Chinese love for luxury mink keeps U.S. ranchers warm

Two minks peer through cages at Bob Zimbal's fur farm in Sheboygan Falls, Wis. The U.S. fur industry has been volatile over the past 15 years, with falling pelt prices that forced dozens of farms out of business.