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Marketplace for Friday, February 10, 2012

President Obama shifts the responsibility of providing contraceptive coverage from religious institutions to insurers. Political contributions often flow to the most successful candidate. The European Commission has new guidelines out regulating the sounds electric vehicles can and can't make. And Kai Ryssdal talks to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, on the intent of yesterday's foreclosure settlement.

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Elections
Political campaign donations through super PACs are more concentrated than ever. Here, Marty Miller of Sarasota, Fla., sells campaign buttons, hats and bumper stickers during an event for Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich in Golden, Colo.
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Tech
Special effects legend Richard Edlund attends the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Sci-Tech Awards demonstration evening held at the Linwood Dunn Theater Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study in Hollywood, Calif. Edlund has worked on the "Star Wars" movies and many other films. He says there are very few movies made anymore that have no visual effects in them.
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Business
Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street.
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