Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 12, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, June 12, 2008
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Factoring counseling into war total

Congress is trying to gauge the future financial fallout of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, which includes counseling for soldiers with post-traumatic stress or depression. Steve Henn crunches some numbers.
Posted In: Crime
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Ford contemplates reassembling

To adapt to the new reality of energy prices, Ford wants to switch some assembly lines from trucks and SUVs to cars. But Ashley Milne-Tyte reports the process of revamping their facilities could be tricky.
Posted In: Auto
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Affordable green computers to Uganda

Microsoft is working with the U.N. to donate three to four-year-old computers to an upstart company in Uganda to get affordable machines to businesses. Gretchen Wilson reports on the computer restoration efforts.
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Spanish truckers join int'l fuel strikes

The truckers' strike in Spain is the latest in a string of international protests against the rising cost of fuel. Renita Jablonski talks to Danny Wood in Madrid about how this strike is affecting consumers.
Posted In: Jobs, Travel
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Help fight malaria by contracting it

Want to help fight a deadly disease but don't have any money to contribute to research? The Seattle Biomedical Research Institute can enlist you to contract the disease -- and even get paid for it. Ethan Lindsey has more.
Posted In: Health, Science
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A fighting hope against inflation

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and others are concerned about inflation and a weak dollar. So why isn't economics correspondent Chris Farrell breaking a swear? He explains to Scott Jagow why there's reason not to worry.
Posted In: Economy
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Stella makes a run for Bud

InBev brewery, the maker of Stella Artois, has put down a $46 billion bid in cash for Anheuser Busch. Stephen Beard has more about why the Belgian company is so interested in the Budweiser brewer.
Posted In: Investing
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Shutdown Mississippi hurts Midwest

A lock and dam on the Mississippi River is having a huge economic impact on small towns around the Midwest that rely on it for business. Maureen McCollum reports on how it's affecting a village in Wisconsin.

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The Execution Of All Things
Rilo Kiley
On The Road To Find Out
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Be A Bright Blue
Saxon Shore
This Is A Song (Radio Edit)
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