Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, September 27, 2012
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The National Football League has reached an agreement to end a lockout of referees. The league will give existing referees much of what they want for the next few years -- including a defined pension plan and a pay raise. Tomorrow, British regulators are expected to propose major changes to the way a key interest rate -- LIBOR -- is set. And a new study finds that young African-Americans are being exposed to substantially more alcohol advertising than their peers.
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The NFL has reached an agreement to end a lockout of referees. The league will give existing referees much of what they want for the next few years -- including a defined pension plan and a pay raise. In Spain, an ambitious new budget plan calls for more austerity. U.S. jobless claims fell last week to its lowest level in more than nine months. A report from the Pew Research Center says U.S. student loan debt is rising sharply. And how much does a voter's income determine his or her vote?
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Spain has unveiled an ambitious budget plan. Will it be enough to get the job done? Meanwhile, what does the mixed economic data in the U.S. mean for the economy?
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