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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Feb 25, 2014

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, February 25, 2014

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Obama announces two new manufacturing institutes tomorrow, aimed at attracting and nurturing businesses that will hire workers for highly paid jobs in the United States. One is in Detroit, the other Chicago. Kate Davidson asks what the new facility means for Chicago’s economy, and for US manufacturing.

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Obama announces two new manufacturing institutes tomorrow, aimed at attracting and nurturing businesses that will hire workers for highly paid jobs in the United States. One is in Detroit, the other Chicago. Kate Davidson asks what the new facility means for Chicago’s economy, and for US manufacturing.

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