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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace PM for August 16, 2006

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Economy

Earmark forensics

US Capitol Building
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A Lebanese man watches a burning fuel truck that was struck by Israeli missiles August 5, 2006 in the Lebanese village of Hallaniya.
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Business

Organic opportunities

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Union reunion

AFL-CIO sign
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Peltz v. Heinz

Heinz ketchup

Risk profiling is worth the tradeoff

Commentator David Frum
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United Airlines flight 923 sits on the tarmac at Boston's Logan International Airport August 16, 2006 after being diverted from its London to Washington D.C. route.
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