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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 13, 2015
Mar 13, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 13, 2015

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Airing on Friday, March 13, 2015: China is leading the charge to build a global lender that could someday rival the World Bank, now Britain is joining in, rankling the White House. We get an update from the Financial Times' George Parker. Then: The White House has been looking at problems with local law enforcement. Not only did the Justice Department issue its report on Ferguson, Missouri, but a presidential task force on 21st Century Policing issued a report in March. In addition to the social costs, police misconduct costs money.  One watchdog group found that Chicago paid out more than half a billion dollars over a 10-year period. How does the tab get so high?

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In Chicago, police misconduct has a hefty price tag

Mar 13, 2015
Chicago paid more than half a billion dollars over 10 years, and it's not alone.

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The return of the debt limit

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Pope pushes on with Vatican financial reforms

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Airing on Friday, March 13, 2015: China is leading the charge to build a global lender that could someday rival the World Bank, now Britain is joining in, rankling the White House. We get an update from the Financial Times’ George Parker. Then: The White House has been looking at problems with local law enforcement. Not only did the Justice Department issue its report on Ferguson, Missouri, but a presidential task force on 21st Century Policing issued a report in March. In addition to the social costs, police misconduct costs money.  One watchdog group found that Chicago paid out more than half a billion dollars over a 10-year period. How does the tab get so high?

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