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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace PM for August 9, 2006

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Goodbye pensions

Commentator Robert Reich

Your boss never looked so good

It keeps getting worse for BP

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Bidding billions for airwaves

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Medicare payment cuts

A Medicare Services office in New York City
Spencer Platt (c) Getty Images

Careful what you search for

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Joe Raedle (c) Getty Images

High-end home sales sinking

Newly constructed homes at a housing development in Novato, Calif.
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Lebanon running on empty

In Beirut, cars wait in long queues outside the few gas stations that are open August 3, 2006. Police are called to control the crowds and harried attendants only allow a strictly-rationed amount out of the pump as a petrol crisis is looms in besieged Lebanon.
Patrick Baz (c) AFP/Getty Images
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