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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, September 24, 2013

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The United Nations General Assembly meets in New York this week -- a look at its Millennium Development Goals. China will open the country's first 'free trade zone' in the city of Shanghai, where foreign companies will be able to sell products without the burden of import duties or taxes. And the long-term impact of the floods in Colorado. 

PODCAST: AK-47 rifle now in private investor hands

Fiat, Chrysler's largest stakeholder, is upset after Union push for IPO. Russia sells stake in maker of AK-47 rifle. And why California's dairy farmers and cheese producers aren't seeing eye-to-eye.

California cheese creates a problem for California dairies

California's pricing system for milk gives cheese makers the lowest price for milk -- a holdover from the Depression era, when making cheese was a way to use up surplus milk. But now cheese makers are dairies' biggest customers, and still get the low price.
Posted In: california, dairy, cheese, milk, dairy farmers

For California minors, Internet regrets may be a thing of the past

A new bill passed in California aims to protect minors from having a permanent record of photos and phrases they might regret.
Posted In: children, teens, social media, privacy, Internet, regrets

Will China's new 'free trade zone' live up to the hype?

This week, the Chinese government will open the country's first 'free trade zone' in Shanghai.
Posted In: China, free trade zone, FTZ, Shanghai, business, commerce, global trade, foreign business, RMB

Russia sells stake in maker of AK-47 rifle

The Kremlin is set to privatize a stake in one of its most well-known brands.
Posted In: Russia, Kremlin, AK-47, guns, ammo, Kalashnikov

Chrysler's largest stakeholder upset after Union push for IPO

You haven't been able to buy Chrysler stock since the 2009 bankruptcy. That could change.
Posted In: Chrysler, United Auto Workers, Fiat, IPO

Every scholarly article archived online

Prestigious institutions are joining forces to preserve literature.
Posted In: Perma, online archive, scholarly articles, literature

Microsoft's Surface 2 wants you to be productive

The Surface 2 tablet launched yesterday in New York.
Posted In: Microsoft, Surface, Surface 2, tablet, Entertainment, productivity

Assessing Colorado's long-term flood damage

Colorado farmers rarely complain about rain, but a lot of them got flooded out by the latest storms.
Posted In: Colorado State, Fort Collins, flooding Colorado

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Take A Chance On Me
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Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
58th St
Gap Dream
Only One Me (2005)
Damu The Fudgemunk
The Ballad Of Speck And Pebble
Delicate Steve