Marketplace AM for January 18, 2005

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The man can sing

Chances are you know the voice. Michael McDonald made it big in the 70's and 80's as a lead singer with Doobie Brothers, and as a solo artist. He also played with Steely Dan. Now he's back with two albums of Motown hits. The first has gone platinum, the second is on its way. We asked him why Motown still sells in this era of rap and hip hop...

Doing it yourself in Indonesia

The tsunamis in Southeast Asia leveled thousands of homes on the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia. The people who lived in those homes aren't waiting for the government or aid agencies to rebuild them. They're taking the do-it-yourself approach. Marketplace's Joceyln Ford visited one such hard-hit city.

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