Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, January 22, 2013
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Today, as President Obama begins another four years in office, Marketplace Morning Report travels to South Florida with our Wealth and Poverty Desk to examine the New American Dream, starting with the people of Miami. One resident living out the American Dream is Tomás Regalado, who came to the United States as a boy and, today, is the mayor of Miami. He tells us what makes his city so unique. We'll also hear from one of South Florida's top business leaders, Ben Baldanza, CEO of Fort Lauderdale based budget airline, Spirit. He'll tell us why Spirit is investing heavily in the region.
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Posted In: European Union, david cameron
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Posted In: United Kingdom, david cameron
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Posted In: Spirit Airlines, Airlines, ceo
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Posted In: Miami, Immigration, diversity, Economy
He came here as a boy from Cuba, worked hard, became a local reporter, and, today, he's the mayor of one of the largest cities in the country. Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado talks about his city and his American Dream.