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Emmy Awards

And the Emmy goes to... Monday!

Stacey Vanek Smith | Aug 22, 2014
NBC has moved the Emmys from Sunday to Monday... and the reason is all economics.
Posted In: emmy awards, emmys, NBC, TV ads

This was the lightest trading day of the year so far

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 22, 2014
Just 2 and a quarter billion shares changed hands.

A $10,560 bachelor's degree?

Adriene Hill | Aug 22, 2014
Community colleges are getting into the business of awarding BA degrees.

Extending the female athlete spotlight past Mo'Ne Davis

| Aug 22, 2014
Mo'Ne Davis is held out as a sensation and pioneer for women in sports.

Bachelor party at community colleges

Dan Abendschein | Aug 22, 2014
Twenty-one states allow community colleges to offer bachelor's degrees.
Posted In: Visualize
Derive app

Tech IRL: Apps to get lost in familiar places

Raghu Manavalan | Aug 22, 2014
Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson talks about a few apps that help you discover a neighborhood and city instead of get from point A to point B.
Posted In: app, Explorer, News, urban
Swiish Bar and Grill

A tale of two Fergusons

Lizzie O'Leary | Aug 22, 2014
Marketplace's Noel King and Lindsay Foster Thomas recap their trip to Ferguson, Missouri and tell us about their experience.
Posted In: Ferguson, missouri, protests

Weekend Brunch: News and algorithms, auto-deleting email and paying it forward

Lizzie O'Leary | Aug 22, 2014
We look back on the week's news and what's on our plate for the upcoming week.

Beyond ad clicks: using 'Big Data' for social good

David Gura | Aug 22, 2014
One professor is trying to get the best data scientists to tackle social problems.
Posted In: big data
School supplies

Your Wallet: The rising cost of school supplies

Adriene Hill | Aug 22, 2014
Marketplace's Adriene Hill explains the rising cost of school supplies being handed to parents.