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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Reports say the House and the Senate may have reached a deal -- and a process -- to avoid a default on U.S. debt and the reopening of the government. But when the federal government reopens its doors, the pent-up demand for government services may be huge. From fishermen needing permits to farmers applying for compensation for deceased cattle,  there will be a line around the block. Also, Twitter is out with more numbers about how it makes money, which includes picking up a fee everytime a user refreshes. How much is a refresh worth?

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