Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, October 30, 2012
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The reported U.S. death toll from Sandy stands at 13, and a million people are under orders to evacuate, across a dozen states. What is the likely economic damage of the storm to individuals and businesses? As the 2012 presidential election enters its final days, we examine one of the stars of the campaign. Not binders or Big Bird, this one begins with the letter 'F' -- food stamps.
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Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, natural disasters, clear channel
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Posted In: NAFTA, Mexico, free trade
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