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Dems tighten relief benefits, firm up support for virus bill

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President Joe Biden and Democrats agreed to tighten eligibility limits for stimulus checks Wednesday, bowing to party moderates as leaders prepared to move their $1.9 trillion COVID-relief bill through the Senate.
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Bonnie Haugen and her family have been farming near Canton Minnesota near the Iowa border since the 1990s. Bonnie talked with her son Olaf about grind
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Bonnie Haugen and her family have been farming near Canton Minnesota near the Iowa border since the 1990s. Bonnie talked with her son Olaf about grinding feed for their cows.

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A new year brings new reasons for optimism for Minnesota's farmers, fueled by a booming export market with China and forecasts for a strong 2021 harvest. But the new administration has farmers wondering what's in store.
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