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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, February 4, 2016

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Airing on Thursday, February 4, 2016: On today’s show, we’ll talk about Wal-Mart moving into the gas business; DeVry’s legal and financial troubles; and broadcast networks placing bets on new pilots.

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Mid-day Update

That dirty, little word: recession

by David Brancaccio Feb 4, 2016
Recessions, drug-pricing, and immigrant housing.

For-profit college troubles showing up at DeVry

by Annie Baxter Feb 4, 2016
DeVry University's parent company reports earnings amidst declining enrollments and an FTC lawsuit.

Survey shows drug price hikes widespread in industry

by Ashley Milne-Tyte Feb 4, 2016
It's not just a few bad players, as Congressional hearing puts drug costs in focus.

Farm workers face shortage of decent, affordable homes

by Kristofor Husted Feb 4, 2016
About three-quarters of hired crop workers work within 75 miles from home.

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