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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Monday, July 16, 2012

Former Google executive Marissa Mayer has been tapped as Yahoo's new CEO; Kai Ryssdal talks to Andrew Ross Sorkin of the New York Times about the development. Former Arkansas governor and radio personality Mike Huckabee talks about why he thinks Mitt Romney is better equipped than President Obama to help the middle class. St. Louis has so many foreclosed homes that some neighborhoods are starting to demolish them, but many residents feel this is just a way to get poor people out of the area. According to a new report, cost is becoming an even bigger factor when it comes to choosing a college. And we hear about how folk art markets are feeling the effects of the larger global economy.

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