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Obama: Put someone in charge of gun-regulating agency

Jan 17, 2013
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms hasn't had a permanent director in six years. President Obama called for confirmation of his nominee as part of his gun-safety proposals.
Posted In: Barack Obama, gun control, Newtown

Hurricane Sandy could cost billions in damages

Oct 29, 2012
Hurricane Sandy is expected to cause widespread power outages in the Northeast, where utility companies and other businesses are still recovering from the last big storm.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, electricity, storm

Stern to step down, after transforming NBA's business

Oct 26, 2012
NBA commissioner David Stern will step down in 2014 after 30 years at the league's helm. In that time, it transformed from an also-ran sport into a $5 billion a year business with a global following.
Posted In: Sports, basketball, NBA

Scott Borchetta: Country music maverick or anti-Christ?

Sep 28, 2012
Scott Borchetta, the music executive who founded Big Machine Records, has turned country music on its head. And not just in the artists he's discovered (including Taylor Swift) but in the deals he's negotiated.
Posted In: Music, Industry, downloads

PODCAST: The cranberry industry, no Thanksgiving for Europe

Nov 24, 2011
This Thanksgiving, we talk to a big wig in the cranberry industry, the CEO of Ocean Spray. While the U.S. is on holiday, financial troubles in the eurozone march on. And Google wants to light up your home -- with lightbulbs, that is.
Posted In: Thanksgiving, Food, Europe debt crisis

PODCAST: Re-Occupying Wall Street

Nov 15, 2011
Here are the top headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report: Occupy Wall Street protesters get evicted, they go to court. And the NBA gets closer to missing a full season.
Posted In: NBA, Occupy Wall Street

Even the tooth fairy is getting frugal

Jul 28, 2011
This final note today. Turns out even the tooth fairy isn't safe from budget cuts....

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