Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 23, 2007

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, November 23, 2007
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Software the homeless can count on

Efficient software might not seem like a priority item for a shelter, but having organized data is important for managing resources. Janet Babin reports on a helpful donation to a North Carolina shelter.
Posted In: Charity
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A Black Friday without shopping

Depending on how you look at it, today is also "Buy Nothing Day," a holiday counteracting the effects of Black Friday. Lisa Napoli talked about the day with founder Reverend Billy and his wife, Savitri.
Posted In: Retail
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World Cup lottery has a large draw

Over 3,000 people will be in Durban, South Africa this weekend to witness the preliminary draw for the next men's soccer World Cup. Gretchen Wilson reports TV networks will spend billions to broadcast the lottery.
Posted In: Sports
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Shoppers pulling back the reins

With high gas prices and the lack of a must-have, big-hit item, consumer spending isn't expect to grow much this holiday season. But, as Amy Scott reports, people will still be doing plenty of shopping.
Posted In: Retail
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Social networking, fashionista style

Many shoppers got a head start on their shopping this morning before the sun rose. But for those in the market for clothing, a visit to this fashion website could have made their trip much shorter. Cash Peters has more.
Posted In: Retail
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U.S. weighs in on Australian elections

Australian Prime Minister John Howard could lose re-election in this weekend's national elections. Eleanor Bell reports on factors involved, including the subprime mortgage crisis and the U.S. economy.
Posted In: Economy
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How the kids became so well-mannered

If your family is awed by your children's superior politeness and manner this holiday season, perhaps you're already familiar with a Beverly Hills school of etiquette. If not, Lenora Chu has more.
Posted In: Education

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