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By The Numbers

The numbers for May 29, 2013: ‘One million dollars…’

Katie Long May 29, 2013
By The Numbers

The numbers for May 29, 2013: ‘One million dollars…’

Katie Long May 29, 2013

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$3.5 billion

The estimated insurance cost of last week’s tornado in Oklahoma. Bloomberg News is reporting this does not include wrecked cars covered under auto policies. Marketplace’s Krissy Clark shares some of the more human costs. (Marketplace)

Cobalt 60

The likely radioactive material contained in some metal-studded leather belts sold by British online retailer Asos. Radiation levels were very low, so the recall back in January was voluntary — it’s only now become public. (The Guardian)

$1 million

The cost of some Hampton’s summer rentals. CNBC did the math, and that’s about 9 thousand eight hundred dollars a day, but you’ll get a nice pool and all-you-can eat square footage. (CNBC)

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