Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace AM for August 20, 2007

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American cheese gets flavor

Mike and Carol Gingrich of Uplands Cheese Company in Wisconsin with wheels of their Pleasant Ridge Reserve. The cheese retails for around $29 a pound and won best in show at the American Cheese Society's annual conference in 2001 and 2005.
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This land is ore land

Piles of rock debris mark the different geologic layers in the wake of a drill boring its way through 2,500 feet of rock and 200 million years of geologic history at a site near Moab, Utah.
Sam Eaton, Marketplace
Imports arrive in a box labeled Made in China
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Marketplace Morning Report®, hosted by David Brancaccio, kicks your weekday off right. Now a regular segment on NPR’s Morning Edition®, it’s a dash of news to go with that first cup of coffee. Get a global perspective on what’s making the business news headlines, airing up to five times each morning.