Marketplace AM for July 7, 2006

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Tube security in London mostly unchanged

In the year since the London bombings, the British government has been trying to improve security for the city's extensive subway system. That's proven difficult, mainly due to impractical logistics reports Stephen Beard.
Posted In: Canada

Border Patrol increases boost one local economy

Claudine LoMonaco looks at how continuing increases in the number of Border Patrol agents have impacted the economy in the Southwest desert town of Douglas, Arizona.

June employment up — but short of expectations

New job numbers were up in June, but the improvement was weaker than expected. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports that good news might be seen as bad news by inflation hawks anyway.
Posted In: Economy

GM mulls alliance plan

Directors for the world's largest automaker today are scheduled to discuss joining forces with Nissan and Renault. But GM executives are none too keen on the idea. Amy Scott reports.

Legal immigration boom stressing UK

The British government has been accused of dramatically underestimating the scale of immigration into the UK as an influx of workers from Eastern Europe puts pressure on housing and public services. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Altria's next move: Sell Kraft?

With Thursday's Florida Supreme Court ruling, Philip Morris parent Altria may have new impetus to put the Marlboro maker and other brands on the sales block. Lisa Napoli reports.

New model for recording contracts

Record label EMI has teamed with a talent management agency to launch a new label that gives artists a percentage of sales rather than advanced payments upon signing. Ashley Milne-Tyte explains.

Job Files: Foot doctor

Podiatrist Donna Landi invites us to walk a mile in her shoes treating feet in New York City.

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