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    Butcher shops, once a vestige, are opening in many cities where buying meat has often been reduced to staring down a sea of plastic-wrapped foam trays. These new stores offer much more.

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    Prices for hay — the legal weed — are on fire. They're rising faster than prices for corn, thanks to a drought in Texas, plus rising demand as farmers avoid paying for more expensive feed. In addition, increased regulations in some areas are making hay farming more difficult.

  • With Halloween just around the corner, the job search portal  has released its seasonally appropriate list of the creepiest careers in America. The list of six vocations focused on those that required contact with insects and other vermin, and disclosed their average annual salaries. But CNBC.com decided to supplement the list with other jobs as well, jobs that are considered creepy in multiple senses of the word.What follows is a list of jobs that are not for anyone but those with very strong s

    What follows is a list of jobs that are not for anyone but those with very strong stomachs. Thinking of a career change? Here are some ideas.

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    A nationwide listeria outbreak that has killed 25 people who ate tainted cantaloupe was probably caused by unsanitary conditions in the packing shed of the Colorado farm where the melons were grown, federal officials said Wednesday. The New York Times reports.

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    Hedge-fund heavyweight Jim Chanos, head of $6.7 billion Kynikos Associates, the world's largest short selling fund, gave his current list of favorite shorts to investors at the seventh annual Value Investing Congress in New York.

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    Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi won a crucial vote of confidence on Friday, giving his struggling center-right government a new, but probably short, lease of life.

  • In chaotic and difficult market environments, Jim Cramer recommends investors seek the protection of stocks with serious dividends. After all, dividend-paying stocks pay investors to wait until the market calms and the economy improves.

    We pulled together a list of Jim Cramer's favorite dividend plays. Read on and pick one or two for your portfolio.

  • While the latest crop report has sent corn and wheat prices down, esteemed commodities trader Dennis Gartman sees opportunities.

  • Cramer explains why he thinks this agricultural equipment maker's stock is a buy.

  • Coffee berries being picked from the trees on Guzman's coffee farm.

    CNBC Producer Steve Schnee shares the behind-the-scenes stories of a journey into Peru's coffee country where some of the world's best coffee is grown.

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    From aviation to wheat production, a broad cohort of US industry is looking forward to the passage of US trade deals with Colombia and Panama next week.

  • The "Mad Money" host details a long-term theme he thinks is worth considering.

  • Most kids are creative—they color and make up games—but some kids get really creative and use their imagination to invent new products. Here are more than a dozen innovative and inspiring inventions by kids.

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    At least 13 people in eight states have died after eating cantaloupe contaminated with listeria, in the deadliest outbreak of food-borne illness in the United States in more than a decade, public health officials said on Tuesday. The New York Times reports.

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    We tried to warn you about the coming bacon crisis. Did you listen? Nooooo. Well, guess what? Now the Midwest is suffering a devastating bacon crime spree.

  • Get Cramer's calls on Universal Display, Caterpillar, Deere and more.

  • Texas Cattle Ranchers Lose $Billions

    The Lone Star state is recording the driest 11 months on record. CNBC's Jane Wells has the details on an estimated $2 billion dollars in livestock losses for the year.

  • Bitter Battle Over Corn Syrup

    CNBC's Jane Wells has an update on the legal battle between sugar and corn.

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    Indians have been flocking to Italy, with thousands helping to support the dairy industry. The NYT reports.

  • The "Mad Money" host's four steps to prospering amidst negative news stories.