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Posted by Daryl Paranada

For Marketplace Morning Report, Monday, August 23, 2010

We have stories on oil, solar and electric cars on today’s Marketplace Morning Report… Gulf of Mexico residents impacted by the BP rig explosion will be able to ask for compensation now that the company’s $20 billion fund is open. But there’s already complaints. A new program will train electricians who install solar panels. And China will spend $15 billion over the next three years to develop electric and hybrid vehicles. We also covered these stories: Is reluctance to nominate Warren to head the consumer bureau a sign of sexism at play; China reconsiders capital punishment for economic crimes; residents of a Missouri town like their stimulus-funded bridge; and a pair of stories on credit cards. Plus, these are the songs we played:

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