Marketplace AM for November 7, 2005
With one day left before elections in many parts of the country, voters are being bombarded by campaign ads on TV. As Lisa Napoli reports, those ads often cost a lot more than they're supposed to.
The AFL-CIO wants to retool its organizational structure in Pennsylvania and free up more resources for union organizing. If it works there, Hillary Wicai reports, it could be a model for other states to follow.
MIT recently unveiled a campus-wide map that tracks the wireless devices of its students to, among other things, allow users to figure out where they can study in peace. From the Innovation Desk at WUNC, Janet Babin reports.
Trade officials gather in London today to try to jumpstart the Doha round of global free trade negotiations, which has been dragged down by disputes over agricultural subsidies. Amy Scott reports.
Senator Ted Kennedy joins religious leaders today in calling for an increase in the federal minimum wage. As Cheryl Glaser reports, the movement has some surprising supporters.
The nuclear power industry touts itself as providing an energy source that doesn't add greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. But a symposium of experts gathering today begs to differ. Sam Eaton reports.
Newspaper circulation figures are expected to be released today, and they're likely to show a decrease. But as Andrea Gardner reports, not all the news is bad.