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When the Texas legislature meets again, they could face a budget shortfall of up to $17 billion, which means it'll be time to "scrub" the budget. Ben Philpott explores ways officials have reduced their bottom lines.
The Federal Trade Commission is balancing out a rise in advertising with a program to help kids recognize ads and decipher their meaning. But some say more cognition won't matter where emotions are involved. Alisa Roth reports.
Ever since the term "too big to fail" became popular, short-term interest rates have been kept at or near zero. But Federal Reserve Board members will meet today to discuss whether it's time to raise them. John Dimsdale reports.
A Chinese ruling to place a tariff on U.S. chicken could make the fowl as much as 30 percent more expensive. But the real object of desire are the chicken feet, and the tariff is a way to send a message to the U.S. Scott Tong reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, April 28, 2010