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Marketplace for May 2, 2011

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Marketplace for May 2, 2011

What a drug shortage means for pharmacies and consumers

The pharmaceutical industry is facing a major issue: a growing shortage of commonly used prescription drugs. It could majorly affect the industry and the health legislation.
Posted In: Health

Sights set on U.S. aid to Pakistan

We're halfway through dispensing more than $7 billion in aid to Pakistan. Now some people think it should come with more strings attached.

Southwest, AirTran tie the low-cost knot

Southwest and AirTran complete their billion-dollar merger. Will the marriage end the honeymoon for U.S. budget travelers?
Posted In: Airlines

Banks try to make vacant foreclosures look 'lived-in'

Cottage industry outfits foreclosed homes with temporary residents -- to make properties more attractive to potential buyers.
Posted In: Housing

Colleges make up for financial loss on 'don't ask, don't tell'

The 18-year-old policy is on its way out. And for some schools that means federal funds are on the way in.
Posted In: Education

What bin Laden's death means for future financing against terrorism

Stuart Levey, former undersecretary of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence at the Treasury Department, discusses what bin Laden's death means for the financing of terrorist operations and the fight against terrorism.

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Heard Them Stirring
Fleet Foxes
High Class Slim Came Floatin' In
Tortoise
Call On Me
Janet