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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, August 19, 2016

A man works on a tractor during the harvest of avocado at an orchard in Uruapan municipality, Michoacan State, Mexico.  ENRIQUE CASTRO/AFP/Getty Images

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On today’s show, we’ll talk about potential conflicts of interest over donations to the Clinton Foundation; how avocado farming may be damaging the environment; and the end of construction on America’s first offshore wind farm. 

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Mid-day Update

Middle-class jobs could be making a comeback

by Mark Garrison Aug 19, 2016
Middle-income job growth, the new "Ben-Hur" remake, and oil prices.

In Philly, how the city deals with unclaimed bodies

by Marketplace Contributor Aug 19, 2016
When unidentified people die in Philly, the city picks up the burial tab.

'Ben-Hur' aiming for box office boost from Christians

by Adam Allington Aug 19, 2016
The movie remake hopes to ride the growing wave of faith-based blockbusters.

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