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Grains higher, livestock mixed.

Grain futures were higher Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Wheat for Mar. delivery gained 10.80 cents at $5.6540 a bushel; Mar. corn rose 3.20 cents at $3.9060 a bushel; Mar. oats was up 1.80 cents at $2.9340 a bushel; while Jan. soybeans advanced 13.40 cents at 9.4840 a bushel.

Beef was mixed and pork was higher on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Dec. live cattle rose 1.15 cents at $1.2570 a pound; Jan. feeder cattle was off 1.28 cents at $1.4460 a pound; Feb. lean hogs was up .38 cent at .7160 a pound.

The Associated Press