Marketplace AM for April 1, 2005
Posted In: Canada
Seabiscuit... Chances are you've read the book or seen the movie. If you haven't, it's the story of a washed up horse that is nursed back to health and ends up becoming a champion racer. It might sound a little cinematic for the modern track. But Marketplace's London bureau Chief Stephen Beard found a British stable which is doing just that. And it's paying off...
Paris has the Eiffel Tower. St. Louis has the Arch. And about 150 miles east of Seattle's Space Needle, boosters in a forlorn rural town are pinning their hopes on the arrival of a giant lava lamp. Correspondent Tom Banse reports from Soap Lake, Washington.
Time once again for the Job Files. Today - the auto "detailer." This edition was produced by Laurie Selik.