Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, July 5, 2013

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Europe eyes America's June jobs report. A new bridge between San Francisco and Oakland is set to open on Labor Day. And how the Tour de France plans to keep us watching after Lance Armstrong.
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PODCAST: Honda, jobs, and national parks

Is Japanese-owned Honda an American success story? The latest jobs numbers. And despite the sequester, park attendance in 2013 is up.
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Samsung's huge profits aren't good enough for investors

Samsung is selling huge numbers of smartphones and its profits are up 47 percent. Not good enough, say investors.
Posted In: samsung, smartphone, mobile, stock
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Honda: An American success story?

Honda sales are up and the company sales it expects to become a net exporter of vehicles from the U.S. by late next year.
Posted In: Honda, Auto, Japan, manufacturing
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How the Tour de France might keep us watching

Will the Tour lose viewers after seven-time winner Lance Armstrong admitted to widespread doping last year?
Posted In: France, tour de france, lance armstrong, Sports
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Europe eyes America's June jobs report

What is designed to give insight into the labor market may also guide future interest rates, since the Federal Reserve will be watching -- and so will Europe.
Posted In: Europe, jobs report, Unemployment
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Unemployment stays at 7.6%, 195,000 jobs added

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the economy added 195,000 jobs last month. The unemployment rate remained at 7.6 percent.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report, Unemployment
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Deadline incentive speeds up Bay Bridge project

To speed things up, officials offered contractors a $20 million incentive if they finished on time.
Posted In: california, San Francisco, bridge, Oakland
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June jobs: Growth likely to be tepid

Job sectors that excelled during the housing boom are still trying to regain their footing.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report, Unemployment
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Yosemite, Grand Canyon visitors may feel sequester

Despite federal budget cuts from sequestration, the National Park Service says attendance is up in 2013.
Posted In: sequester, Yellowstone, national parks, camping
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Upworthy aims to turn viral into meaningful

There's a new video website that wants you to stop watching cat videos and start paying attention to things that matter.
Posted In: social media, Internet, media
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DIY planes in Kenya

In Kenya, a growing group of amateur aviation enthusiasts are building homemade flying machines out of everything from junk metal to old car engines.
Posted In: airplanes, DIY, Africa, Kenya

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