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In hard times, states still spend to protect farms

HAMDEN, Conn. — Despite tough financial times following the worst recession in decades, some states continue to spend millions of dollars to preserve American farmland and stem its rapid loss to development and suburban sprawl. Advocates say the preservation efforts ...

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Link between bad eggs, illnesses hard to prove

DES MOINES, Iowa — Thousands of people likely were sickened by salmonella-contaminated eggs from two Iowa companies last summer, but lawyers said far fewer have the proof needed for a successful lawsuit and most cases filed will be settled out ...

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