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Working: Life as a Bulgarian pop star

| Apr 26, 2007
In Bulgaria's booming pop music scene, a young woman is somewhat reluctantly capitalizing on music's economic opportunity. Sandy Tolan reports in the latest of our <a href="http://marketplace.publicradio.org/segments/working/"><strong>"Working"</strong></a> series.
Posted In: Jobs

A new nuclear generation

Sarah Gardner | Apr 26, 2007
Twenty-one years ago today, the world witnessed the worst nuclear accident in history at Chernobyl. But that was literally a lifetime ago for students about to graduate, and they're eager to work in the industry, Sarah Gardner reports.

The biggest non-event on sports TV

| Apr 26, 2007
The NFL's 2007 draft takes place this weekend, an occasion that will draw more viewers to ESPN than any sporting event other than Monday Night Football. David Carter tells us what that means for sponsors.
Posted In: Sports

Getting 'hip' to protecting U.S. jobs

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Apr 26, 2007
United Steelworkers are forming an unusual partnership with corporate giants like U.S. Steel and Alcoa to fight overseas competition, in part by marketing blue-collar jobs to a tech-savvy generation.
Posted In: Jobs

Globalization's a love-hate affair

Sarah Gardner | Apr 26, 2007
A new report reveals that reactions to our increasingly global trade run the gamut, but most people around the world agree that someone needs to be looking out for the environment in all this. Sarah Gardner has more.
Posted In: Canada

Cash incentives for NYC's poor

Alisa Roth | Apr 26, 2007
New York mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to replicate a program being used in Mexico that offers cash incentives to poor families who meet certain goals, like keeping their children in school. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Mexico, New York

Coal makes a comeback

| Apr 26, 2007
As CO2 sequestration technology gains momentum, so too does the groundswell of support to embrace coal as an energy source. We have it in spades, so Congress is circling back for a closer look, reports Jeremy Hobson.
Posted In: Washington

Bringing down the defense budget

Jeff Tyler | Apr 26, 2007
A nonpartisan report released today challenges the Bush administration's national defense funding priorities. It suggests we could improve homeland security and save about $56 billion taxpayer dollars. Jeff Tyler has more.
Posted In: Washington

No extra royalties for play-and-save downloads

Scott Jagow | Apr 26, 2007
Visitors to sites such as iTunes and AOL can listen and watch as they dowload files &mdash; and ASCAP sued, saying artists should get royalties both for the music and the performance as it downloads.
Posted In: Crime

OSHA in the hot seat

Steve Henn | Apr 26, 2007
It's the agency charged with making sure American workplaces are safe, but this morning the Senate will look at allegations that OSHA's been falling down on the job. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Jobs, Washington

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