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A Russian man shovels grain at a farm in Vasyurinskoe earlier this month. The U.S. government cut its forecasts for global wheat production as Russia suffers its worst drought in decades. Mikhail Mordasov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Flipper Cash Propping Up Housing Market

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Ray McNair rests under I-95 in Overtown, a historic black neighborhood in Miami that was nearly wiped out during the construction of the interstate. Tom Ervin For NPR hide caption

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Paying A Local Price For I-95's Global Promise

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Left to right: New Hampshire Republican Senate hopefuls Dennis Lamare, Kelly Ayotte, Jim Bender and Ovide Lamontagne before a candidates forum in Barnstead, N.H., on Aug. 17. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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For GOP Hopefuls In N.H., Economy Is No. 1 Topic

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