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'American Soil' Is Increasingly Foreign Owned

The number of acres of U.S. farmland held by foreign-owned investors has doubled in the past two decades, raising alarm bells in farming communities.

Twilight Anderson .Paak
Sequential Analog Memory Death in Vegas
Beach Dreams [ocean jams]

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'American Soil' Is Increasingly Foreign Owned

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Subtle Dreams The Tides
Oh My God Cults
Firestarter Blouse
Fading Cosmos Jacco Gardner
Gamma Ray Richard Fearless
Duck Down! The Roots
Paradise Wild Nothing
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Surgeon St. Vincent

Judge Thad Balkman listens during opening arguments for the state of Oklahoma on Tuesday in Norman, Okla. It is the nation's first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis begins in Oklahoma. At right is a slide from the state's presentation shown on a monitor. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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'This Case Will Set A Precedent': First Major Opioid Trial Opens In Oklahoma

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Mirror Kordan
Cantelowes Toumani Diabaté
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Two Corre
Boys of Summer Don Henley

The drug buprenorphine blocks the cravings associated with addiction. It comes in tablets and dissolvable film. The only injectable form available is a drug called Sublocade; a rival drug is ready for market but may be blocked for several years by the FDA. Tetra Images/Getty Images hide caption

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In Midst Of Opioid Crisis, FDA May Block New Addiction Drug From Market

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Secret Aria on the Piano Midori Hirano
Light Me Up RL Grime
Theme from "Mineurs 27" Bot'Ox
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Owl's Head Park Eleanor Friedberger

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