Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, December 19, 2012
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The online photo sharing site Instagram made a lot of its users angry this week with a change to its terms and conditions. The site announced that it might use some people's photos in advertisments, and that started an uproar. In Newtown, Connecticut, local businesses are taking on new importance in the wake of the tragic school shooting last week. And, the Census Bureau is trying something new that could let you void a knock on your door from one of its workers.
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GM wants you to never, ever call it 'Government Motors' again. Ralph Reed, of the Christian Coalition and more lately the Faith and Freedom Coalition, stops by to talk about what social conservatives want out of budget negotiations. And the most precise, nastiest-tasting Gingerbread house you've ever had the pleasure to not eat.
Posted In: General Motors, Auto, cars, U.S. Treasury
General Motors has just announced it is going to buy back 200 million of its shares from the Treasury Department, which plans to sell the rest of its GM shares in the next year or so.
Posted In: Newtown, local business
Where do people go to celebrate after the big game? Where do they go for late-night snacks, or a greasy cheeseburger? The same place they go to commiserate together. In Newtown, Connecticut the all-night diner the Blue Colony is one of those places.