Marketplace Morning Report for April 11, 2008

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Marketplace Morning Report for April 11, 2008

West Coast salmon fishing halted

With the number of spawning salmon down as much as 93% on the West Coast, a federal agency has called off the salmon fishing season. The action is unprecedented. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Retail

A deodorant with street cred

It can get pretty sweaty at a hip-hop show by one of Island Def Jam's acts. What's a smelly teen to do? Use Proctor & Gamble's hip-hop deodorant, TAG, a joint endeavor with Def Jam records. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

Make money playing a house concert

It's tough for not-so-famous musicians -- tough to be heard and tough to make money. Aspiring artists are turning to garages, basements and living rooms, and some have found that can pay off. Lisa Chow reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

For Italian voters, it's the economy too

The financial future for most Italians is the key issue in the upcoming election for who will lead the nation. Megan Williams gets a prediction on which candidate has the edge.

Why do illegal immigrants pay taxes?

It's tax time. Most of us wince when we see how much tax the government has taken. But imagine if you don't get any benefits from paying taxes. A lot of illegal immigrants are in that position. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Taxes

Fewer people are playing golf

The number of people playing golf has dropped or stayed flat since 2000. What's up with that? Well, fatherhood for one thing. Sports business commentator Diana Nyad explains.
Posted In: Sports

Cookie or cake? British court decides

After 12 years, U.K. authorities have reversed a previous ruling and decided that Marks & Spencer chocolate-covered tea cakes are not cookies, but cakes. Cakes are not taxed. Stephen Beard explains.
Posted In: Crime

House puts off free trade vote

Free traders and business groups say they're concerned that yesterday's House delay of a pending free trade agreement with Colombia hurts our ability to negotiate future trade deals. John Dimsdale reports from Washington.

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