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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace PM for October 23, 2006

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Giving away a fortune

Andrew Carnegie circa 1878
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Life
The tests work by scanning thousands of genes from a patient's tumor to produce a "genomic" profile of the tumor's molecular makeup, giving physicians a tool to match the right chemotherapy for the patient's tumor type.
Duke University Medical Center
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London Stock Exchange
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Business

There's a new class system

Economy
Gas City is the only Chicago filling station that carries E-85 ethanol blend fuel.
Sam Eaton
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President George W. Bush
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Economy
The National Debt Clock in Manhattan shows the total U.S. government debt.
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