Marketplace AM for March 7, 2005

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Training Iraq's new police

Last week, more Iraqi police died in several attacks. Insurgents have targeted police and killed hundreds of them in the last two years. The U.S. spent more than 70 million dollars on a police training facility near Amman, Jordan to train thousands of new officers. But as Nancy Updike reports, the facility may inadvertently be training some of the wrong people.
Posted In: Canada

Selling the merger

How to you convince stockholders that merging your company with another is a good thing? One way that's becoming more and more popular among dealmakers is to highlight the number of employees you'd be able to lay off. Host Kai Ryssdal explores this unusual selling point with Newsweek's Wall Street editor Allan Sloan in this edition of The Sloan Sessions.
Posted In: Wall Street

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