Marketplace AM for September 1, 2005

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Goodbye to Shrimptown?

The town of Bayou La Batre in Alabama was made famous by the movie <em>Forrest Gump</em>. But Hurricane Katrina has devastated its heritage. Dan Grech reports.
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Chris Farrell on health insurance

The Census Bureau this week said more than 45 million people don't have health insurance &mdash; that's 1 in 7 Americans. Scott Jagow talks to Chris Farrell.

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