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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace PM for September 7, 2006

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Economy

BP answers to Congress

Steve Marshall, president of British Petroleum Exploration Alaska, answers questions while flanked by Robert A. Malone, chairman and president of BP America, at a House Energy and Commerce Committee Sept. 7, 2006 in Washington, D.C.
Mark Wilson (c) Getty Images
Cover of "A Million Little Pieces," by James Frey.
Tim Boyle (c) Getty Images
Economy

Legislators keep rejecting, IRS keeps collecting

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Mark Wilson (c) Getty Images

Ike was right

Comptroller General David Walker
Life

Field of green

Curtis Painter of the Purdue Boilermakers drops back to pass against the Indiana State Sycamores on Sept. 2, 2006 at Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette, Ind.
Jonathan Daniel (c) Getty Images
Sustainability

Drilling into life in the oil field

BP's facilities at the Prudhoe Bay oil field.
BP photo / Getty Images
World

India's communities gain brains too

A trader on India's Sensex market.
Indranil Mukherjee (c) AFP/Getty Images
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