Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, December 20, 2011

AT&T backs out of its plan to take over its rival T-Mobile. In Foxboro, Mass. controversy is brewing over a plan to build a casino. The movie box office is suffering this year, and Chinese airports are getting an upgrade.

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AT&T Gives Up Bid for T-Mobile

For the first time in years, AT&T is offering an unlimited wireless data plan.
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PODCAST: AT&T hangs up on T-Mobile

AT&T pulls the cord on a potential merger with T-Mobile.
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The AT&T merger's trust issues

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A casino for Foxboro?

Residents in Foxboro, Mass., are debating over plans to build a huge casino next to the stadium in which the New England Patriots play.
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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.