From left Rep. Jeff Backer, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Kurt Daudt, speaker of the house, served free turkey burgers during a a turkey burger cookout on the state Capitol lawn in St. Paul, Minn., Tuesday, May 5, 2015. The governor joined lawmakers for a turkey burger cookout to show their solidarity with producers and to remind consumers that turkey is safe to eat. As of Tuesday, 82 turkey and chicken farms had been hit across Minnesota with bird flu.

Minnesota State Fair cancels poultry shows due to bird flu

The board has also prohibited birds from being included in swap meets, exotic animal sales and petting zoos.

A worker guides heavy machinery as it rolls near the tracks at the site where a deadly train derailment happened earlier in the week, Friday, May 15, 2015, in Philadelphia.  Amtrak is working to restore Northeast Corridor rail service between New York City and Philadelphia. Service was suspended after a train derailed in Philadelphia on Tuesday night, killing eight passengers and injuring more than 200.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Wreckage is removed from Amtrak crash site

Joseph Boardman, Amtrak president and CEO, said in a letter on Amtrak’s official blog Thursday that it is cooperating fully in an investigat…