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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Halloween spending this year is expected to jump 10 percent. Freakonomics' Stephen Dubner about the best places to get candy on Halloween and how that ties in to charitable giving. Meanwhile, nearly 6,000 people are without power in Manhattan due to Superstorm Sandy, but some businesses are reopening. Many areas hit by Sandy are working hard to make sure voting isn’t disrupted on Election Day. Owners of flooded cars are making calls to their insurance companies. And a look into how some businesses were using the storm to promote their brands.  

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