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The new $100 bill has additional security features, and goes into circulation today. (newmoney.gov)
The new $100 bill has additional security features, and goes into circulation today. (newmoney.gov)

Despite the government shutdown, the Federal Reserve starts distributing its brand new $100 bills to banks today.

The new $100 bill is the first redesign since 1996, and includes new features to thwart counterfeiters.

Jason Bellini of the Wall Street Journal joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to explain.

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This segment aired on October 8, 2013.

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