Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace AM for August 29, 2007

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Pam Thompson is owner and chef of Coco Hut Caribbean Restaurant in New Orleans.
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World

Oil price balancing act

OPEC headquarters in Vienna
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Business

Low prices come with low wages

Robert Reich
Tech
Big-button phone
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Business

More coal = more mining accidents

Chinese miners rush to dam up a river leading to the Zhangzhuang mine in Xintai city, frantically trying to save 181 workers trapped in two flooded coal mines, even as officials admitted there was little hope of finding anyone alive.
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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.