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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for 8/8/13

Richmond, Calif., is attempting to seize foreclosed homes in the city using government eminent domain laws. There's one specific company pushing the concept of using those laws to refinance foreclosures, but several banks have sued Richmond to stop the plan. The pop star Beyonce has unveiled a new look: A shorter hairdo. Sounds like a personal choice, right? Not when you're a celebrity. At that level, a hair cut can be big money. Plus, the unemployment rate for young Greeks is above 60 percent. That scares many college graduates and young workers in the country.

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