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Fire-Setting Ranchers Have Burning Desire To Save Tallgrass Prairie

In eastern Kansas, ranchers burn the prairie every spring to bring back grass for grazing cattle. Environmentalists celebrate those fires because without them the delicate ecosystem would disappear.

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Mississippi's Lone Abortion Clinic Fights To Remain Open

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How A Public Corruption Scandal Became A Fight Over Free Speech

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Testosterone, The Biggest Men's Health Craze Since Viagra, May Be Risky

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