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NPR's Chris Arnold reports on the likelihood that WorldCom, the nation's second-largest long distance provider, will be forced into bankruptcy. The Securities and Exchange Commission filed fraud charges against the company, which is accused of hiding nearly $four billion in losses over a 15-month period.

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