Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, July 19, 2013
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Detroit's many titles: Motor City, Motown, bankrupt. How can the city repay its debts? A new report shows the practice of flipping houses is back, but the geography has, well, flipped. The business of bad movies and their sequels. And FIFA announces World Cup ticket prices.
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Vanderbilt's football team fights to put fans in the stands. A small business owner in Detroit shares his reaction to the city's bankruptcy.
Posted In: Retail, surveillance, big data, web tracking
Retail stores have moved beyond Internet cookies to physical tracking, what's the big deal?
Posted In: Seattle, infrastructure, construction
Big Bertha, named for former city mayor Bertha Knight Landes, will dig up to 100 feet a day and build a massive tunnel under the city for a new freeway.
Posted In: Entertainment, movies, hollywood
Blame television, blame the international audience, blame money, and blame yourselves.
Posted In: Detroit, bankruptcy
How will Detroit pay back its debt?
Posted In: college sports, Sports, football, college
Vanderbilt still has the poorest attendance record in the Southeastern Conference even though it’s coming off its best season in a century.