Mary Dooe joined the Marketplace team in June 2011 as a production intern for Marketplace Morning Report. She's worked on nearly every show and desk at Marketplace, as a digital producer, radio producer, and director as needed. Mary was an assistant producer on the Sustainability Desk in 2013 working on the special project Consumed.

Mary graduated from Columbia University with a degree in history and anthropology. She also completed her master's at the New School for Social Research in New York City. She has interned, written, and/or worked for Harper's Bazaar, the New York Daily News, the Newark Star-Ledger, CBSNews.com, and Studio360 with Kurt Andersen, among others. A Boston native and lifelong competitive swimmer, she currently resides in (not as warm and sunny as she expected) Los Angeles... and very much misses the New York subway system.

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Features by Mary Dooe

PODCAST: A new Yahoo CEO, a new banking scandal

Yahoo has its fifth CEO in five years. This time around, the company has selected a woman named Marissa Mayer, who has spent the last 13 years as an executive at Google. The ailing tech company reports earnings today, as does another big tech company, Intel. And the Hue-Man bookstore, the largest African-American bookstore in the country, will be close its doors at the end of this month, citing rising rents and a changing industry as primary factors.

PODCAST: Credit card companies pay, Springsteen and McCartney play

Grocery stores and merchants of all kinds will be sorting through the fine print this morning following a major credit card settlement that was announced late Friday. Visa, Mastercard and some big banks agreed to pay $6.6 billion to end a fight over fees they charge retailers. Microsoft has called a mystery news conference today. And the speculation is that the company will unveil new features for its software suite Office 15. And under the assumption that the Affordable Care Act will go into full effect, Northern Arizona's community health centers are anticipating a jump in demand.

PODCAST: JPMorgan's whale, a hotel's crocodile tail

It's second-quarter earnings day for JPMorgan Chase. Profit number aside, many are focused on how big a trading loss the bank suffered from the so-called 'whale' in its London office. Europe's economic crisis is hammering the euro's value, but bad news for Europe is great for American travelers. And this weekend, Santa Fe, New Mexico, hosts the world's largest folk art market. Artisans from Afghanistan to Peru come to sell their crafts -- but they can also get business training to take them to the next level.

PODCAST: A pet love hotel, a particle accelerator for your living room

There are new figures out this morning about the number of foreclosures in the U.S. in the first half of this year, and they may shed some light on the so-far elusive housing recovery. For the past few years, China has had a much higher economic growth rates than we're seeing in the U.S., but when it releases its latest GDP figures tomorrow, forecasters are expecting the worst growth in three years. And another big warship, the USS Iowa, has opened for tourists in San Pedro, California. It's one of dozens of decommissioned ships that operate as museums around the country.

PODCAST: Melinda Gates fights for women, Bob Diamond gives up his bonus

Tomorrow in London, there will be a major conference organized by the British government and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation that aims to bring the focus back to family planning. We speak to Melinda Gates on why it is such an important cause for her and the foundation. The struggling maker of BlackBerry smartphones holds its annual shareholders meeting today in the Canadian town of Waterloo. Shareholders are hoping to hear some reassuring news. And Pepsi gets into the yogurt business.

PODCAST: Olympic controversies, dropping temperatures

A new earnings season begins today, and all eyes will be on Alcoa, the big aluminum producer that is also a big bellwether for the rest of the economy. About 45,000 people in the U.S. will be pretty disappointed this morning when they try to go online and don't have an internet connection because of a cybercrime called "click fraud." And we speak to the director of a new documentary airing tonight on HBO about unemployment in an unexpected place: Long Island.

PODCAST: A Labor Department report, a Nintendo symphony

The June employment report from the Labor Department comes out today. But while today's numbers offer us a snapshot they won't give us the long-term trends -- one of which is shaped like a "U." Following last week's big Supreme Court ruling on health care, states like Florida, Louisiana and South Carolina have said they won't expand Medicaid programs. And Cyndi Lauper explains how she hopes to end LGBT youth homelessness.

PODCAST: Central bank stimulus, the EU's tallest building

The latest focus for Congressional Republicans is what they call the "onerous burdens" of Wall Street reform, as in the Dodd Frank regulatory overhaul of the financial sector. They say the new regulations are hurting small community banks far from Wall Street. Europe's tallest skyscraper, the Shard, is opening today on the south bank of the Thames River. And as we all recover from a long day of beaches, barbeques and fireworks, Marketplace economics correspondent Chris Farrell gives us a snapshot of American economic dependence through the years.

PODCAST: Independence Day for U.S., sad day for Barclays

Happy Fourth of July! Independence Day is a big day for sales of American flags, but when it comes to sales of red, white, and blue, -- we're actually in the red. The so-called "living wills" of the nine largest U.S. banks are now available for viewing. And on the day when we celebrate American independence from Britain, an American, former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond, is about to be hauled before a British parliamentary committee after allegations the bank rigged a key interest rate.

PODCAST: Barclays CEO resigns, Microsoft gives in to losses

The London-based financial services giant Barclays is accused of rigging the level of a key interest rate; now both is chairman of the board and CEO Bob Diamond are stepping down. A group of former bank regulators, company CEOs and U.S. senators is trying to make some waves in Washington this election year. GlaxoSmithKline, the huge British drug-maker, will pay $3 billion in fines and compensation to the U.S. government and the states for pushing doctors to prescribe drugs for uses that weren't approved by the FDA. And in many towns in America this Fourth of July, fear of forest fires is leading to cancelled fireworks displays.

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