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When Congress made do with a stop-gap spending measure to carry through until after the November election, that left a lot of unfinished business. Including a long-simmering dispute over pay-back for years of discrimination against black farmers. Minnesota Republican Michele Bachmann is at the forefront of suspicion of widespread fraud.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports...

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Rapper Jin Tries To Stretch His '15 Minutes' Of Fame

In 2004, Jin was one of the first Asian-Americans to drop a major label rap album. One controversial song, "Learn Chinese," raised eyebrows. A decade later, he's trying to rephrase the message.
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Spain's Wine Exports Soar 22 Percent — But Profits Fall

Spain's wine industry had a record year in 2014, posting numbers that could propel it past Italy as the world's biggest wine exporter. But most of the wine was sold cheaply, in bulk.
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Mixed Grades For Virginia's Ethics Overhual

The last-minute compromise was designed to pass in the General Assembly, but it wasn't built to please everybody.

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Transportation App Bridj Has Bus-Sized Ambitions For D.C.

It works similar to other ride-sharing apps, in that you establish a location and destination, and order a ride. But you'll be shown where to catch a Bridj bus, instead of getting a vehicle at your door.

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