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Dec 15, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, December 15, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about Yahoo's announcement about another hack that affected about 1 billion users; Janet Yellen's evaluation of the economy following the Fed's interest rate hike; and one Marketplace contributor's take on why the country should implement…

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Super Mario is back on mobile — but you’ll need to pony up $10 to play it

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“Super Mario Brothers,” the Japanese video game franchise, is releasing its first mobile game today for iPhones and iPads, called “Super Mario Run.” There’s a free trial version, but Mario enthusiasts will have to pay $10 to play the full…
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Some Oakland residents fear evictions following deadly warehouse fire

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A few days after the fire, worried residents packed Oakland City Hall to ask for a moratorium on evictions.
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The argument for implementing a carbon tax

Dec 15, 2016
The world is embracing sustainability, says one Marketplace contributor.
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The aftermath of this month's interest rate hike

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Dec 15, 2016
The potential effects of yesterday's interest rate increase, the San Francisco Bay area's affordable housing shortage, and the first 'Super Mario' mobile game.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about Yahoo’s announcement about another hack that affected about 1 billion users; Janet Yellen’s evaluation of the economy following the Fed’s interest rate hike; and one Marketplace contributor’s take on why the country should implement a carbon tax. 

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