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The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors upheld a program that would allow county sheriff's employees to interview suspected undocumented inmates and pass their findings onto federal immigration officials. The county may save millions with the deportation of undocumented inmates.
Commentator David Frum has an idea on how to reduce the influence of donors on political candidates, so they can focus more on the issues.
The cash-strapped United Kingdom has been cutting programs and services left and right, including military spending. Cuts the U.K.'s military budget is cause for concern for British citizens and the United States too.
Elmore Leonard, a former adman who later became one of America's foremost crime writers, has died. He was 87. In 2010, Leonard sat down with Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal to discuss why he's drawn to bad guys.
Marketplace for Wednesday, October 13, 2010