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E-cigarettes, oil rail transport, Maker Faire, elderly inmates and more




A customer holds the electronic cigarette he purchased at a store in Miami.
A customer holds the electronic cigarette he purchased at a store in Miami.
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Today on the show, we start with news that big tobacco is lighting up the e-cigarette market. Then, an analysis by Politico shows oil-train accidents have skyrocketed in last 5 years. Plus, what can 'maker culture' do for the US economy? The energy vampire that lets you watch 'Game of Thrones,' photographer Andrew Burton documents the quiet lives of elderly CA inmates and much more.