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A Vegas New Year

Dec 31, 2004
For years, New York's Time Square has been the focal point for many Americans' New Years Eve celebrations. But the Big Apple is getting some serious competition a few time zones away. Ky Plaskon reports on how Las Vegas is sparing no expense to attract crowds tonight.

Trading Places: TV and the Internet

Dec 30, 2004
Researchers have found that for the first time ever, hours of Internet use surpassed TV viewing for the average American. Marketplace's Helen Palmer looks at whether that's a good thing.

A cure for blood shortages?

Dec 30, 2004
A new medical idea is poised to help with chronic blood shortages around the country. Sandy Hausman reports on the future of polyheme.

Germany's population challenge - behind bars

Dec 30, 2004
The average age of prisoners in Germany is increasing. From Germany, Kyle James looks at how the demographic trend could affect the country's population.

Wanted: coal miners

Dec 30, 2004
Today, we get an idea of employers' hiring needs with the monthly release of the Help Wanted Index. Reporter Mark Nootbaar takes us to one place in the U.S. where there are a lot of high paying jobs available right now...but there's a downside.

2004 - A big years in sports

Dec 30, 2004
What do the Boston Red Sox, the NHL and steroids have in common? They all had a big impact on the sports industry during 2004. Marketplace business of sports commentator David Carter joins host Tess Vigeland for a review of the biggest sports business stories of the year.

Merger mania

Dec 30, 2004
It's been the busiest quarter for mergers in four years. Marketplace's money guru Chris Farrell joins host Matthew Algeo to explain what's spurring all of these new corporate deals.

Look who is selling to China?

Dec 29, 2004
The U.S. is unhappy with new deals between the European Union and China. Because of renewed weapons deals between the EU and China, the U.S. is concerned about American troops protecting Taiwan, as Marketplace's Stephen Beard reports.

2004 - The year in health

Dec 29, 2004
David Brown talks to Health correspondent Helen Palmer about the year that was in the health care industry, paying special attention to the troubles in the drug business. A lot of bad news ...

Where have all the miners gone?

Dec 29, 2004
Coal mining is having a hard time finding new people to work in the industry. And current employees are getting older. From Pittsburgh, Mark Nootbaar reports on recruiting efforts to get Generation X in the mineshaft.

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