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The Farm Bill: What Consumers Should Know

The U.S. Senate this week is debating a mammoth farm bill that touches on everything from sugar to food stamps and sets terms for the taxpayer-funded safety net for farmers. Kojo explores what the nation's updated agriculture and nutrition policy will mean at the grocery store.

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The American publishing industry has long been the realm of the privileged few. Lately, though, some writers of color are making their voices heard — and starting some uncomfortable conversations.
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Legendary Vermont Bakers May Stop Selling Beloved Sourdough Bread

The bread that Jules and Helen Rabin have made in their fieldstone oven for four decades has a cult following in central Vermont. But this may be the last summer they sell it at the farmers market.
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IRS Seizes Financial Records For Park Southern Apartment Buildings In D.C.

A troubled housing complex that is becoming an issue in D.C.'s upcoming mayoral election had its records seized by the IRS as part of an apparent federal investigation into its finances.

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Beheading Video Sets Off Debate Over How — Or Whether — To Portray It

A shocking video that shows an American journalist being beheaded by extremist militants has sparked outrage, along with arguments over whether the images should be restricted online.

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