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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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Target reports its earnings, giving us an idea of how much the huge security breach cost the retailer. Also reporting earnings? Taser International, as in "Taser guns." The company has diversified into a wide range of police equipment, including wearable cameras.

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Posted In: Health, care, healthcare, youth, obesity

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Stocks are riding high, but where does that leave average Americans?
Posted In: Wall Street

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The enduring cost of Target's credit card breach

Target lost tens of millions of dollars after a security breach.
Posted In: Target, Target credit cards

Taser is more than stun guns

Taser is diversifying into police equipment, including wearable cameras.
Posted In: taser, police, guns, technology

Rise of the digital college textbook

Textbook publishers hope to avoid extinction.
Posted In: textbooks, Education, student life, college

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A Maze
Freddie Joachim
Long Journey
Allah-Las
Gumball Machine Weekend
Yppah