Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, January 27, 2012

Social networking site Twitter has announced that it can now censor certain messages based on a country's policies. In Western China, Tibetans are once again stepping up their protests in the quest to gain more independence. And what is the role of airports in a city's, or nation's, economy? Happy Earned Income Tax Credit Day!

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Icelandic singer Bjork's latest gig: teaching middle school science classes.
The U.S. government said this morning that the economy grew by 2.8 percent in the last three months of 2011.
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By Monday, states are supposed to start gathering proof that interstate truck drivers are healthy enough to drive and send that information to a national database. But the Monday deadline ain’t working out so well.
Cargo container are stacked on a ship that is docked at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif.
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Marketplace Morning Report®, hosted by David Brancaccio, kicks your weekday off right. Now a regular segment on NPR’s Morning Edition®, it’s a dash of news to go with that first cup of coffee. Get a global perspective on what’s making the business news headlines, airing up to five times each morning.