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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, March 3, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, March 3, 2010

A health care overhaul without the GOP

President Obama's plan to overhaul the U.S. health care system may involve a legislative tactic which could get around the need for Republican support. Nancy Marshall Genzer explains how it works.
Posted In: Health

Critics contest EPA CO2 regulation

The Environmental Protection Agency's annual budget includes President Obama's proposed $43 million to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Sarah Gardner reports why today's budgetary Senate hearing could turn into a climate regulations debate.

Many in U.S. not insured for a quake

Even though Californians have been told another massive quake is inevitable, the majority of them don't carry earthquake insurance. Bill Radke explores this predicament with Los Angeles Times business columnist David Lazarus.
Posted In: Investing

Justice Dept. eyes anti-euro collusion

The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether several hedge funds added to Greece's debt problems by conspiring to drive down the value of the euro. Christopher Werth reports one particular event driving suspicions.
Posted In: Investing

ABC's Oscar drama just a rerun

ABC is threatening to withhold airing the Oscars as Cablevision continues refusing to pay more in carriage fees. But TV viewers have survived this type of bout before. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

Location apps: Where's the security?

Mobile device applications are increasingly using location check-ins to engage users and build their credibility. But where does all that information go, and can it hurt you? Gigi Douban reports.
Posted In: Internet, Science

BBC criticized for pre-emptive cutbacks

The BBC is making major cutbacks to its TV, radio and online broadcasting in a pre-emptive strike against the next election outcome. Some say the BBC is appeasing its commercially-motivated rivals. Stephen Beard reports.

Logjam break means more Senate funds

The Senate broke through a logjam yesterday that held up funding to extend unemployment benefits and pay federal highway construction workers. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer about what bills will follow.
Posted In: Jobs