The numbers for June 18, 2013: Now you see it, now you don't

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Thrifty rental car is taking back its free one day rental offer. Sorry, human error, said Thrifty as it clawed back the deal. (AP)


The percent of American smokers in 2012. New data shows the rate of smoking fell one percent since the previous year, though researches haven't concluded what caused the drop. (Washington Post)

$400 million

What the new royal baby might be worth to the British economy. Members of Britain's royal family are selling consumer items ahead of the birth of the royal baby, including baby pajamas modeled on a guardsman's uniform. (Christian Science Monitor)

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Katie Long is an associate producer for Marketplace Morning Report.
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