PODCAST: Surprise! Smoking is a lot worse than we all thought

A new report out by the Surgeon General says smoking is a lot worse than we thought.

A new initiative calls for more than doubling the number of U.S. students who study abroad in Latin America and the Caribbean, and vice versa. Foreign students and their families contributed $24 billion to the U.S. economy last year.

 Austin has banned watering lawns and raised rates for city water. So affluent residents are drilling private wells.

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Mark Garrison is a reporter for Marketplace and substitute host for the Marketplace Morning Report, based in New York.
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Has anyone noticed that the audio posted for the Mid-day Update is the same as the Morning Report?

Hi - The mid-day update is usually a compilation of the best Morning Report stories. The Morning Report is actually seven different newscasts throughout the morning, updated for news. So the Mid-Day update is a compilation of some of those stories.


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