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Marketplace AM for June 1, 2005

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Looking for cover in Florida

It's been six months since hurricanes slammed Central Florida. Now as hurricane season starts again, some residents are still scrambling for cover. It all has to do with supply and demand. Robin Sussingham reports.

New shredding mandate

A new law goes into effect today that requires businesses to destroy (once they've used it) any consumer information they've gotten from credit reports. The idea is to make personal information disappear before identity thieves can get their hands on it. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports that not everyone knows about the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act — but ignorance is no defense.