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Farm Contractors Balk At Obamacare Requirements

The federal health law is putting farmers in a tough spot. Many contractors supplying workers have to offer health coverage. Insurance is costly, and contractors worry about immigration fallout.

Lucinda Williams' new album, The Ghosts of Highway 20, shows off her Southern roots. David McClister/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On Her New Album, Lucinda Williams Is Driven, Not Comfortable

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Contractors who supply workers to farmers say requirements of the Affordable Care Act and the immigration status of many of the workers create a Catch-22. Maguey Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Farm Contractors Balk At Obamacare Requirements

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David Daleiden, a defendant in an indictment stemming from a Planned Parenthood video he helped produce, speaks to the media Thursday after appearing in court at the Harris County Courthouse in Houston, Texas. Eric Kayne/Getty Images hide caption

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Fallout From Grand Jury Decision Energizes Abortion Rights Opponents

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Lourdes Garcia-Navarro performs with the Vila Isabel Samba School during Carnival in Rio de Janeiro. André Vieira for NPR hide caption

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In Rio, The Samba Parade Goes On Despite A Wardrobe Malfunction

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