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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace PM for May 23, 2006

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Immigrants from about 42 different countries are sworn in as new citizens in Virginia on May 22, 2006.
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Corleone,  a small town in the province of Palermo in Sicily, is known primarily as the birthplace of Mafia boss Salvatore Riina and his faction. The Mafia has dominated the local community for decades, and only recently have segments of the population begun to rebel against this influence.
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A Wal-Mart store sign in Illinois
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Anti-impotency drug Viagra: Pfizer has figured out a new way to manufacture the little blue pill so there is less toxic waste at the end of the process.
Tao-Chuan Yeh (c) AFP/Getty Images
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