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America's grasslands vanishing amid agricultural boom

March 28, 2008View for printing

To the west of this small town, which helped inspire Laura Ingalls Wilder's classic book series that included Little House on the Prairie, the view opens to a vast, unbroken landscape that seems to roll on forever.

But this untamed vista is shrinking.

By Sue Kirchhoff and Jeff Martin, USA TODAY

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