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Posted: July 10, 2014 at 2:18 a.m.

Corn futures below $4, unseen since '10 Corn futures dropped below $4 a bushel Wednesday for the first time in four years on bets that rain will increase yields for crops in the U.S., the world's biggest grower.

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