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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace PM for May 4, 2006

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World
Former top Chinese Communist Party leader Mao Zedong peers from China's biggest single-currency note, a 100 Yuan (or Renminbi) bank note.
Frederic J. Brown (c) AFP/Getty Images
Economy

Fill'er up with ethanol

A sign advertises the availability of E85 fuel at a gas station January 27, 2006 in Chicago, Ill.
Scott Olson (c) Getty Images
Life
A bottle of vaccine against the H5N1 virus and syringe at the French zoo of La Palmyre in western France.
Jean-Pierre Muller (c) AFP/Getty Images
Sustainability
A Whole Foods Market in Chicago
Tim Boyle (c) Getty Images
Economy
No. 2 NFL Draft pick Reggie Bush is the latest player in trouble: His family allegedly took $100 lived rent-free in a $750,000 home while Bush was a student-athlete at USC.
Chris Graythen (c) Getty Images
Life

Not a pretty picture

Kodak film sits on a shelf at a photography store.
Scott Olson (c) Getty Images
Economy
NASA scientists located the largest ozone hole ever recorded, 11.5 million square-miles, in a report released October 3, 2000.
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