Marketplace for Friday, January 27, 2012
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Mitt Romney brushed aside Newt Gingrich's idea of establishing a colony on the moon as pandering during the Florida Republican debate. But how viable would this idea be? Reporter Nancy Marshall-Genzer reports on work-study programs and how they fit into President Obama's economic plans. Stephen Beard continues his One Year On series with a story on the crisis of youth unemployment in Egypt. And we hear about the underground bike economy.
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Posted In: college tuition, college, Education, work-study
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