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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Wednesday, February 27, 2013

The College Board announced today that it's redesigning the SAT again to better meet the needs of today's students. Several Budweiser drinkers have filed a class action suit because they feel the company's watered down its product so much that the labels are misleading. Apple agreed to settle a lawsuit today brought by angry parents whose kids racked up big bills on iTunes. Mark Garrison examines what taxpayers awaiting their refund from the IRS will face this year, after the fiscal cliff delays and with the impending sequester cuts. a double whammy. And we hear about the racial wealth gap in the United States, and why it's tripled in the past 25 years.

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