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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace PM for July 18, 2006

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Sustainability

Ditch the penny?

Penny
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Rebuilding Afghanistan

Construction begins on the $28 million bridge that the United States is building over the River Oxys between Afghanistan and Tajikistan. Scheduled to be finished in May 2007, the bridge will strengthen Afghanistan as the link between energy-rich Central Asia and the rest of the region.
Miranda Kennedy
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Under attack: Life in Lebanon

A Lebenese man packs his belongings in his car after his home was hit by Israeli air strikes in Beirut's eastern Shouwayfat suburb, July 18, 2006. It is the seventh consecutive day of attacks.
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Risky business

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Dollar store inflation

People shop in a dollar store in Brooklyn, New York.
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CEO $1 club

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