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Wisconsin's U.S. senators help approve new ag budget

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Wisconsin's two U.S. senators helped approve a new agriculture budget that includes $350 million in emergency aid for struggling dairy farmers.

The Senate sent the $121 billion ag budget to President Obama Thursday on a 76-22 vote.

Wisconsin Democrats Herb Kohl and Russ Feingold both voted yes.

Kohl helped negotiate the dairy aid, in which $290 million will go directly to farmers and $60 million will buy their dairy products to feed the hungry.

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