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Playlist: High prices for gas and diapers

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Monday, April 25, 2011

Upright Citizens Brigade troop Nice Kitchen gave today's show a nice comedic twist on the rising price gasoline. Meanwhile, the price of diapers may also be going up. Boston tries to ask its nonprofits, universities and hospitals to pay some of the taxes they're usually exempt from. Health reporter Gregory Warner looked into the $5 billion set aside in health insurance for high-risk patients.

Commentator Amity Shlaes reminded us of President Calvin Coolidge's budgetary ways. There's word the Federal Reserve is looking to stop pumping money into the economy. The U.S. might impose targeted sanctions on Syria. And the conflict in Tunisia is driving many to nearby Italy and Europe. And here are the songs we played:

  • Tighten Up - The BamboosBuy
  • Mesmerise - ChapterhouseBuy
  • Intro for Roger - DJ QuikBuy
  • Party at Ground Zero - FishboneBuy
  • Hardgroove - The Rh FactorBuy

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Chau Tu is the former assistant web producer for Marketplace.
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