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Grain lower and livestock mostly higher


CHICAGO — Grain futures were lower Wednesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for September delivery declined 14.50 cents to $4.9625 a bushel; December fell rose 7.25 cents at 3.7825 a bushel; December oats lost 2 cents at 2.40 a bushel; while November were off 1.50 cents to $9.4325 a bushel.

Beef was mixed and pork was higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. October live cattle was off .33 cent to $1.4647 a pound; August feeder cattle was .22 cent higher to $2.1147 a pound; while October lean hogs rose 1.02 cents to $.6607 a pound.

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