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Marketplace Report for Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Marketplace Report for Wednesday, October 15, 2008

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In the Kansas City neighborhood Maple Park, residents use obsolete septic tanks, like the one pictured, that sometimes fail. The city can't get credit to fund a modern system.
Sylvia Maria Gross


Letters in a computer with red mailbox flag
A ship is unloaded of shipping containers at the Port of Long Beach near Los Angeles.
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Desert Hills Premium Outlets
Trader watching prices on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on October 14, 2008, reflects the less frantic mood among market watchers.
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