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Breakfast Links: October 21, 2011

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— An NYC taxi license has increased in value more than basically any other asset.

— DC beer prices.

— Groupon trying to manage IPO expectations.

— Senate Republicans block boosting employment of teachers, cops, and firefighters.

— DC metro area has the lowest poverty in the nation, DC proper’s 19 percent is about average for a city.

— Texas to eliminate lunch for prisoners on weekends.

— EU set to ban ratings agencies from delivering bad news.

— Underrated late nineties Russian pop hit later made famous by a German band sampling it.