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Why Farmers Aren't Cheering This Year's Monster Harvest

Farmers will haul in a record-breaking harvest of soybeans and corn this year, but they could be victims of their own success: Prices for these crops, falling for months, are at five-year lows.
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Massachusetts Food Waste Ban Gains Broad Acceptance

Massachusetts law now says that if you throw out more than a ton of food waste a month, it can't go to a landfill. But many institutions had already begun composting waste or turning it into energy.
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Races To Watch In The Midterm Elections

We take a look at the races to watch as voting winds down in the midterm elections.
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Judge In Ray Rice Appeal Known For Being 'Down The Middle'

A profile of Barbara Jones, the independent arbiter who will preside over Ray Rice's grievance hearing this week. The former running back for the Baltimore Ravens is appealing his indefinite ban from the NFL for striking his fiancée in an elevator.
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Like In Past Elections, Latino Voter Turnout Could Swing Results

As voters head to the polls, there's one demographic that shouldn't be underestimated but often is: Latino voters. Audie Cornish talks to Sylvia Manzano of the polling group Latino Decisions.
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Will Grumpy Americans Turn Out For The Midterms?

As anxious and dispirited voters trudge to the polls, we look at what they're thinking about on Election Day.
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From NYC's International Schools, Lessons For Teaching Unaccompanied Minors

Schools around the U.S. are struggling to accommodate the influx of children from Central America. These schools have been helping students from around the world adjust and learn for years.
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The 4 Big Numbers To Know In The Midterm Elections

The 2014 midterm election campaigns are almost over — all $3.7 billion worth of them. Most of that money was spent on television advertising.
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Domino's Becomes A Tech Company That Happens To Make Pizza

Advancements in online and mobile orders have become key ingredients for the company's recent success. Domino's innovations include an online pizza tracker and a voice-ordering app.
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Let's Clear This Up — In New York City, There's Only 1 Rat For Every 4 People

Audie Cornish speaks with Jonathan Auerbach, a PhD student in statistics at Columbia University who endeavored to get a better estimate of the New York City rat population.

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