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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Friday, February 22, 2013

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter talks about deciding which defense employees would face furloughs if sequestration triggers next week. Meanwhile, budget cuts have already sidelined the refurbishment of the USS Lincoln. We look at how cable news networks are using the Oscar Pistorius case to their advantage. Google's creating splashes in the tech world with its announcements of retail stores and a high-end laptop. David Weinberg investigates the vulnerability of our power grid against cyber attacks. And a look at Durham, N.C., and how a number of foreclosures have gone wrong there.

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