Marketplace AM for December 22, 2006
The U.S. patent office had a record-breaking 2006. It approved the lowest number of patents in recorded history — and the number could continue to shrink. Janet Babin explains.
Census Bureau figures out today show that Arizona has surpassed Nevada as the fastest-growing state — but some say it would benefit from an even greater population boom. Annie Baxter reports.
In this special holiday installment, we take you to the North Pole to meet you know who . . .