Today in the News: Nearly $1 trillion farm bill passes

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The nearly $1 trillion farm bill was approved Tuesday by the Senate and sent to President Barack Obama to be signed into law. The bill sets five years of eating and farming policy in the United States, cutting the food stamp program and increasing spending on farmers markets, CNN reports.
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