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Marketplace for Monday, December 13, 2010

Marketplace for Monday, December 13, 2010

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67-year-old farmer Xu Longgui and his 57-year-old wife Zhu Damei stand behind their home in Wuxi. The local government has told them their house will be torn down any day now. They were offered an apartment in the city, but like many villagers who lose their homes, they're required to pay for part of that apartment themselves. They can't afford the payment. Xu says he and his wife will be homeless once their home is demolished.
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Top 10 gadgets for the Holiday

9. Rumors have it that the next-generation iPad is in production. But the first version, with or without 3G service, is still good pick for the holiday.
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