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FAA gets JFK talks off the ground

Jeremy Hobson | Oct 23, 2007
Airline passengers at JFK airport are used to waiting an hour for take-off -- while boarded on the plane. The Federal Aviation Administration is stepping in to try to fix the problem. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Travel

Philly selling its market

Alisa Roth | Oct 23, 2007
Philadelphia's stock exchange, the oldest exchange in the U.S., is up for sale. Alisa Roth has more on who's interested in buying.
Posted In: Wall Street

An economy Italy can't refuse

Scott Jagow | Oct 23, 2007
Mafia activity may be declining in the U.S., but in Italy it's a large part of the economy. Rome correspondent Megan Williams explains to Scott Jagow how mobsters are still exerting control.
Posted In: Crime, Economy, Jobs

Kick-starting NFL dreams in the U.K.

Jeremy Hobson | Oct 23, 2007
The Miami Dolphins and New York giants will play their first regular-season game at Wembley Stadium in London. Jeremy Hobson reports this could be a way to invite U.S. football overseas.
Posted In: Sports

Now is the time to make connections

Bob Moon | Oct 23, 2007
If you're in the market for new web service, you may be privvy to some attractive prices. Bob Moon reports why the competition for new broadband subscribers is becoming more intense.
Posted In: Retail

Dump the audio books, stick with Kai

Rico Gagliano | Oct 22, 2007
WARNING: Listening to audio books and not Kai Ryssdal while driving could result in you crashing your car.... A public service announcement from the Marketplace Players.
Posted In: Books

'7th year shall be a Sabbath,' except ...

| Oct 22, 2007
Agriculture policy is tough enough, but what if every seven years farmers just stopped farming and took a nice, long break to let their land lie fallow. Just such an agricultural sabbatical began recently in Israel. But Daniel Estrin reports the devil is in the details.

China keeps up wall to Hollywood

Scott Tong | Oct 22, 2007
The United States has asked the World Trade Organization to investigate Chinese restrictions on American movies and other media. It's the fourth WTO dispute between the two countries this year. Scott Tong reports on the battle for the box office.
Posted In: Entertainment

Selling your home? Time to get real

| Oct 22, 2007
A lot of recent homebuyers are losing equity in their homes as the housing market fades. Commentator and economist Austan Goolsbee says if you're one of them, it's time to face reality.
Posted In: Housing

Supplier gets dwindling sums for its parts

| Oct 22, 2007
Allied-Baltic Rubber in Strasburg, Ohio, supplies parts to General Motors, and business hasn't been good for the last three years as GM has sought further price reductions. Amanda Rabinowitz reports.
Posted In: Auto