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Scott McFETRIDGE

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Des Moines, IA, United States

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Recent articles by Scott:

Greyhound racing in U.S. nearing its end after long slide

It’s been a long slide for greyhound racing, which reached its peak in the 1980s when there were more than 50 tracks across 19 states. Since then, increased concerns about how the dogs are treated along and an explosion of gambling options have nearly killed the sport. → Read More

Greyhound racing nearing its end in the US after long slide

A racing association found that betting on greyhounds plunged from $3.5 billion in 1991 to about $500 million in 2014. Since then, many more tracks have closed. → Read More

Greyhound racing in US may soon be at an end following concerns over animal treatment

The greyhounds are racing again in Dubuque, Iowa, but after a shortened season ends in May, there will be only three tracks left in the country. → Read More

Greyhound racing nearing its end in the US after long slide

Vera Rasnake laughed as she led a trio of barking, jostling dogs into the Iowa Greyhound Park, but her smile faded when she acknowledged that after 41 years of being around the sleek animals, her sport was teetering on extinction. → Read More

Greyhound racing nearing its end in the US after long slide

The greyhounds are racing again in Dubuque, Iowa, but after a shortened season ends in May, there will be only three tracks left in the country → Read More

Greyhound racing nearing its end in the US after long slide

The greyhounds are racing again in Dubuque, Iowa, but after a shortened season ends in May, there will be only three tracks left in the country → Read More

Greyhound racing nearing its end in the US after long slide

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Vera Rasnake laughed as she led a trio of barking, jostling dogs into the Iowa Greyhound Park, but her smile faded when she acknowledged that after 41 years of being around the sleek animals, her sport was teetering on extinction. After the end of a truncated season in Dubuque in May, […] → Read More

Greyhound racing nearing its end in the US after long slide

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Vera Rasnake laughed as she led a trio of barking, jostling dogs into the Iowa Greyhound Park, but her smile faded when she acknowledged that after 41 years of being around the sleek animals, her sport was teetering on extinction. After the end of a truncated season in Dubuque in May, […] → Read More

Greyhound racing nearing its end in the US after long slide

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Vera Rasnake laughed as she led a trio of barking, jostling dogs into the Iowa Greyhound Park, but her smile faded when she ackno... → Read More

Greyhound racing nearing its end in the US after long slide

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Vera Rasnake laughed as she led a trio of barking, jostling dogs into the Iowa Greyhound Park, but her smile faded when she acknowledged that after 41 years of being around the sleek animals, her sport was teetering on extinction. After the end of a truncated season in Dubuque in May, […] → Read More

Greyhound racing nearing its end in the US after long slide

By the end of the year, there will only be two greyhound racing tracks left in the country. → Read More

Greyhound racing nearing its end in the US after long slide

By the end of the year, there will only be two greyhound racing tracks left in the country. → Read More

Greyhound racing nearing its end in the US after long slide

By the end of the year, there will only be two greyhound racing tracks left in the country. → Read More

Greyhound racing nearing its end in the US after long slide

By the end of the year, there will only be two greyhound racing tracks left in the country. → Read More

Greyhound racing nearing its end in the US after long slide

By the end of the year, there will only be two greyhound racing tracks left in the country. → Read More

Greyhound racing nearing its end in the US after long slide

By the end of the year, there will only be two greyhound racing tracks left in the country. → Read More

Greyhound racing nearing its end in the US after long slide

By the end of the year, there will only be two greyhound racing tracks left in the country. → Read More

States scale back food stamp benefits even as prices soar

Month by month, more of the roughly 40 million Americans who get help buying groceries through the federal food stamp program are seeing their benefits plunge → Read More

States scale back food stamp benefits even as prices soar

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Month by month, more of the roughly 40 million Americans who get help buying groceries through the federal food stamp program are seeing their benefits plunge even as the nation struggles with the biggest increase in food costs in decades. The payments to low-income individuals and families are dropping as […] → Read More

States scale back food stamp benefits even as prices soar

The payments to low-income individuals and families are dropping as governors end COVID-19 disaster declarations and opt out of an ongoing federal program that made their states eligible for dramatic increases in SNAP benefits, also known as food stamps. → Read More