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The cop car to get upgraded

Sep 15, 2011
This final note today, a passing, of sorts. According to the automobile website Jalopnik, the last Ford Crown Victoria rolled off the assembly l...
Posted In: Auto, Ford
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Hold that PB&J -- peanut prices are going up

Sep 14, 2011
This final note today, courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture -- and, incidentally, bad news for the children of the Ryssdal household. ...
Posted In: Agriculture, drought, peanut, prices
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Sue me

Sep 14, 2011
Remember the dot com crash? Back then one of the best sources of news on the collapsing economy was a chap called Philip Kaplan, alias Pud. He...
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Why we love our fans so much

Sep 14, 2011
Benjamin Davis from Greenville SC sent us a very sweet note today....
Posted In: not news
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Corporate Studs Unite: Behind Energy Investment

Sep 14, 2011
So Bill Gates, superstar venture capitalist John Doerr, GE boss Jeff Immelt , Bank of America chairman Charles Holliday and former Lockheed Marti...
Posted In: American Energy Innovation Council, bill gates, energy
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Elizabeth Warren to run for Senate

Sep 13, 2011
This final note today. Elizabeth Warren's sick and tired and she's not going to take it anymore. So she's going to run for the Senate. She's hopi...
Posted In: elections, Elizabeth Warren, Senate
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Increase your gas mileage: A guide to 'hypermiling'

Sep 13, 2011
On today's show, I gave Kai a lesson on hypermiling, a method of driving that can increase your car's gas mileage and in turn save you from spend...
Posted In: gas, gas mileage, hypermiling, saving gas, saving money
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Jet-powered school bus takes off

Sep 13, 2011
Sure, The Magic School Bus used to be all the rage. But in the 21st century, we have the jet-powered school bus. The Lincoln, Neb. based bus b...
Posted In: not news
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Animated Short: The Amazing Health Care Arms Race

Sep 13, 2011
At the crossroads of our national debate about jobs and our national debate about health care debt... Is the (fictional) city of Hobbs. Its ...
Posted In: animation, cartoon, dr suess, drsuess, Health, health care, Jobs, medicaid, Medicare, politics, video

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What 1717 means: your trolley number guess

I have no idea what 1717 refers to but I do know Marketplace is always great to listen to! Keep going...

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Attack of the shrimp (prices)

This issue has been going on for some time, actually. Anyone in the restaurant business feels this pain. More than a year ago the price for our...

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Attack of the shrimp (prices)

 If you’re a shrimp lover you may be wondering why you’re paying more for your favorite shrimp cocktail or Pad Thai. It’s actually a bacterial...

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Real estate flippers are back!

I'm glad to see others have commented about the thoughtless reference to a pit bull. The Maryland legislature recently passed and Governor O...