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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Monday, December 28, 2009

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Squatters rack up costs for archdiocese

Parishioners at St. Bernard Church in Newton, Mass., sit in the pews in November 2004 to protest the Boston Archdiocese's plan to close churches in a money-saving effort following sexual abuse lawsuits that cost the archdiocese millions of dollars.
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Companies spend despite recession

Michelle Leder, editor and founder of Footnoted.org
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Small hotels flourish in Damascus

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Old Vine Hotel
World

China keeps its money flowing

A container barge sits moored at a container terminal in Hong Kong.
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