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Battle Over Michigan's New Swine Rules Goes Hog Wild

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Maple syrup bottles sit on a shelf. A Canadian syrup producers' federation says a warehouse holding "over 10 million pounds of maple syrup" was recently burglarized. Toby Talbot/AP hide caption

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A man fills his gas tank Wednesday in Lyndhurst, Ohio. Gas prices surged as Isaac approached, but are expected to ease after Labor Day. Tony Dejak/AP hide caption

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Inside America's Most Indebted City

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Bernanke Defends His Efforts To Lift Economy

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Buffett Donates More To His Children's Foundations

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Japanese Court Weighs In On Apple-Samsung Dispute

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Norwalk, Ct., Schools Avert Budget Crisis

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For Oil Refineries, Isaac Was 'Mostly A Nonevent'

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California farmer Erik Freese pulls down a healthy ear of corn that has been genetically engineered to produce its own pesticide. He says genetic engineering has helped him to farm more sustainably. Kathleen Masterson for NPR hide caption

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Two Sides Prepare For Vote On Genetically Modified Labeling In Calif.

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On a corner in Washington, D.C., where stores burned during riots 44 years ago, there's now a plaza where farmers sell produce on Saturday mornings. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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On the Farmers Market Frontier, It's Not Just About Profit

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Grimes Sweetcorn worker Paulette Vandyke waits to sell fresh corn in Grimes, Iowa. The drought has pushed the price of corn per bushel up nearly 40 percent in the past two months. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Despite Drought, Some Corn Farmers Reap Bounty

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