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Marketplace for Wednesday, February 8, 2012

The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled that the state legislature is failing to fully fund public education. Cracks were found in a number of Airbus A380 wings. Commentator Robert Reich talks about the GOP's argument that President Obama is turning America into a "European-style welfare culture." Freakonomics Radio explores one unintended consequence of the economic downturn -- our waistlines. And Kai Ryssdal plays 'PAC Name Fever' with the Marketplace staff.

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