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What's Ahead For Federal Workers

When times are tough, federal workers often find themselves in the political crosshairs. Amid fiscal cliff negotiations and looming cuts, many government employees are rightly nervous. And years of pay freezes and proposed benefit cuts are also taking a toll on morale. Kojo examines what's ahead as federal workers and agencies try to do more with less.

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Puerto Rico Is Sowing A New Generation Of Small Farmers

Decades of industrialization have left the island reliant on imported food. But change is coming — from government subsidies for small farmers, to classes that teach school kids how to grow food.
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Puerto Rico Is Sowing A New Generation Of Small Farmers

Decades of industrialization have left the island reliant on imported food. But change is coming — from government subsidies for small farmers, to classes that teach school kids how to grow food.
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The Unpopularity Contest For Britain's Next Prime Minister

British voters go to the polls on Thursday to elect the next prime minister. But while David Cameron or Ed Miliband will win the election contest, neither is likely to win a popularity contest.
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