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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Tuesday, January 8, 2013

After being bailed out by the government in 2008, AIG is considering suing the U.S. government over the terms of the bailout. With more and more movies being filmed outside of Hollywood, businesses that once solely depended on the L.A. movie industry have to find new ways to make money. The battle between austerity and stimulus is being hashed out by Britain’s coalition government. Retail pharmacies are using the flu vaccine to make big bucks. Low-wage warehouse workers are suing Walmart for wage theft, even though they don't directly work for the retailer. And coin designer Garrett Burke talks about his concept for a proposed trillion-dollar coin.

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