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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Monday, July 19, 2010

Marketplace for Monday, July 19, 2010

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A copy of Glamour magazine. The appearance in Glamour magazine of a model who fills more of the page than fashion's usual rake-thin stars is getting big cheers from U.S. women.
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Staff Sgt. James Yellis herds sheep as members of the California National Guard's 40th Infantry Division, based in Los Alamitos, Calif., receive training in agricultural skills at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona for a a mission in Afghanistan. As part of an Army counterinsurgency effort, the 18 members of the Agribusiness Development Team (ADT) hope to diminish Taliban influence and reduce opium poppy production in Afghanistan by teaching farmers more efficient and productive ways to grow crops and raise animals.
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Road Warriors: Dave Kirby

Hair salon consultant Dave Kirby.
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Business
Shoppers carry their bags through the Fashion Center at Pentagon City mall in Arlington, Virgina.
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