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Alabama Farmers Seek Relief for Crop Losses

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Alabama Farmers Seek Relief for Crop Losses

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Alabama Farmers Seek Relief for Crop Losses

Alabama Farmers Seek Relief for Crop Losses

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Farmers in Alabama lost up to $75 million in crops during the recent spring freeze. They're asking the federal government for help. There's a farm-disaster relief package before Congress, but it's tied to the Iraq military spending bill which President Bush says he will veto.

Tanya Ott reports for member station WBHM in Birmingham, Ala.