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Marketplace for 7/24/13 - Middle out

The president made a big speech about his economic growth plans. He used the phrase 'middle class' more than 20 times. As the low-paid service sector grows and the old middle class shrinks -- can the “middle out” approach help service workers? And American companies have helped employ more U.S. military veterans in the past few years.

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