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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace PM for August 22, 2006

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Life

Paying the price for obesity

An obese child attends summer weight-loss camp.
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Sustainability

Global warming insurance

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New brand of oil boom in Texas

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Life on demand

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World

Chavez talks oil with China

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Tech

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World
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