Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, January 19, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Cadbury descendant opposes Kraft deal

George Cadbury's great-granddaughter, Felicity Loudon, is vehemently opposed to Kraft's takeover of the iconic British chocolatier. Bill Radke talks to Loudon about her next move in the face of Cadbury's shareholders.
Posted In: Food, Mergers and Acquisitions

Senate balance at stake in Mass vote

Massachusetts voters elect a replacement for Senator Edward Kennedy today, and a Republican win would eliminate the Democrats' filibuster-proof majority in the Senate. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's John Dimsdale.

Crib safety standards could be law

The Consumer Product Safety Commission will meet with consumer advocates today to move towards turning standards for crib safety from a voluntary practice to law. Rico Gagliano reports.
Posted In: Crime, Retail

Pennsylvanians gamble closer to home

Gambling hub Atlantic City is taking a hit as tri-state area residents gravitate towards casinos opening up close by. But what local casinos pull in as more revenue, they lose in productivity and law enforcement costs. Joel Rose reports.
Posted In: Travel

Competition up for educational funding

Educators are working harder to prove their students are the highest performers so they can win educational funding in hard times. Jennifer Collins explores how the recession has made schools more competitive for limited resources.
Posted In: Education

Cadbury accepts Kraft's sweetened bid

British confectioner Cadbury has accepted U.S. food maker Kraft's new takeover bid, which sets the bar a few billion dollars higher. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard about how Brits are responding to the change of heart.
Posted In: Food, Mergers and Acquisitions

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Here Comes the Sun
Ofra Harnoy
Pandora's Box
I'm Coming Out
Diana Ross
03' Bonnie & Clyde (Album Version (Explicit)) [feat. Beyoncé Knowles] [Explicit]