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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for 8/5/13

CBS, Showtime and several other channels remain off the market in Los Angeles, New York and some other big markets. If you're a Time Warner Cable customer and really want your CBS, what can you do? Plus, more than a dozen U.S. embassies remain closed this week, amid chatter over worries of an increased terror threat. Will that damage U.S. trade in these countries? Finally, President Obama will give a speech in Phoenix on Tuesday about housing and the middle class.  But the middle class recovery has sputtered because a bulk of middle class wealth is tied up in homes.

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