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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Monday, October 29, 2012

Hurricane Sandy makes its way to the East Coast. Damage estimates are in the billions, meaning that it could leave a negative impact on the economy. In the meantime, some businesses -- like hotels -- have to remain open through the storm. Reporter Scott Tong looks into the power grid situation amidst the storm. In the latest installment of Food for 9 Billion, an exploration into Greece's obesity epidemic. We hear about an Arizona entrepreneur that sees growth opportunities south of the border. And host Sarah Gardner speaks with John Ficarra, editor of MAD Magazine, about the success of the magazine over 60 years.

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