Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, September 23, 2013
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel was re-elected over the weekend. West Hollywood bans fur sales, but is the move just a symbolic one? And new HOV toll lanes in Atlanta cost the city millions of dollars, but critics say they are creating an economic divide on the highway.
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The death toll rises in Kenya. A looming government shutdown. And cracking down on fake online reviews.
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Posted In: markets, government shutdown, debt ceiling
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Posted In: Germany, Angela Merkel, CDU, Bundestag
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