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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Friday, August 29, 2008

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Subscribing to steaks and chops

Rows of lettuce are seen at San Francisco City Hall. Slow Food Nation and City Slickers Farms in West Oakland planted a quarter-acre, edible "Victory Garden" in the Civic Center Plaza.
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GOP picks 'exceptionally average' state

Roger Leary hangs a Republican National Convention banner outside the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. Saint Paul will host the convention next week.
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Wall Street takes county to woodshed

Birmingham, Ala.

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