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How The Senate Farm Bill Would Change Subsidies

The Senate passed legislation Monday that would do away with direct payments to farmers and instead create an expanded crop insurance program. It's designed to protect farmers from losses, but some say it amounts to a highly subsidized gift to agribusiness.
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Apple's Music Streaming Service Smaller Than Anticipated

Apple announced its much-anticipated entry into the increasingly crowded field of music streaming services on Monday. But what was rumored to have been called "iRadio" is now "iTunes Radio" and the streaming service will be integrated with Apple's music app. It's less of a stand-alone music streaming service than people were expecting.
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What You Need To Know About Changes Coming From Apple

We watched Apple's unveiling of its latest line of MacBooks, operating systems and products so you didn't have to. Among the upgrades: the new iTunes Radio music streaming service — and Siri can now be a man.
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A Senate Catfight Over Catfish

Inspecting seafood for safety hazards is currently the job of the Food and Drug Administration. But U.S. catfish producers want the Department of Agriculture involved, too. Critics say it's just a crackdown on foreign producers who are taking over the U.S. market.
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Despite Images Of Affluence, LGBT Poverty High

Movies and television shows frequently depict gay characters as rich, but a new study finds that families led by LGBT Americans have higher rates of poverty than those headed by heterosexuals. Host Michel Martin speaks with the study's lead author Lee Badgett about the findings.
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S&P Upgrades U.S. Credit Outlook To 'Stable'

The credit rating agency had previously listed the United States' credit outlook as negative. They cited improved tax receipts and the attention being paid to the long-term budget as reasons for the upgrade.
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The Last Word In Business

Renee Montagne and Linda Wertheimer have the Last Word in business.
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