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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace PM for August 24, 2006

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Cleaning Beirut's beaches

An East Beirut beach mucked with oil August 20, 2006. Nearly 15,000 tons of oil leacked onto the area's beaches after fuel tanks were bombed by Israel last month, and 90 miles of coastline has been polluted.
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Plan B, also known as the 'morning after' pill
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