Marketplace AM for August 31, 2006
Washington is the nation's largest apple producer, and growers there are facing a labor shortage. Not enough workers to get the fruit off the trees. It could mean trouble for the billion-dollar industry. Jason Paur reports.
A bill lands on the desk of California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger today requiring the Golden State to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. Jeff Tyler reports.
The low-cost carrier is one of the healthiest airlines fiscally, but it likely still needs to cut costs. Starting Friday it can amend its contract with pilots, but the talks may go smoothly. Steve Tripoli reports.
Clorox and Coke don't mix. Not at the bar, at least. But in the upper levels of the corporate world, they look real nice on a resume. Dan Grech reports.
Publisher Beverly McKenna of New Orleans' African American newspaper talks about the challenges of coming back after Katrina.