Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, September 9, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Air travel CO2 causes severe damage

A panel of experts advising the British government on climate change says air travel will cause severe damage to the environment unless it's curbed. Some are pressing for a global deal to cap the aviation industry's carbon emissions. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Airlines, Travel

Congress admits loss on auto shares

The Troubled Asset Relief Program spent $81 billion on GM and Chrysler, and now the government's auto task force wants to sell taxpayers' shares over the next couple years. But Congress doesn't see a full return on investment. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Auto

NFL ratings not what they used to be

This weekend, CBS will mark 50 years of broadcasting pro football. But the network may not have much reason to celebrate, given the drop in the number of people watching the game. Adam Allington reports.
Posted In: Sports

High price of oil better for long-term

Gas prices may be lower than they were this time last year, but they're still relatively high. But if oil producers increased production, and caused oil prices to fall, it would have bad longer-term consequences. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Oil

Beatles: On tour in your game console

"The Beatles: Rock Band" is in stores today. The game allows players to sing and play the Fab Four's songs on Beatles-modeled instruments. Steve Chiotakis explores the business angle with Billboard Magazine's Rob Levine.
Posted In: Entertainment

Financial firm new territory for tribe

The Lower Brule Sioux tribe is acquiring financial services firm Westrock, and is said to be the first Native American tribe to own a financial services firm. The purchase comes with several advantages for a minority group. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Investing

Bill could help U.S. travel pick up

Government border checks and passenger screenings have made the U.S. a less attractive destination for international travelers since 9/11. But the Senate is likely to approve a bill to help change that. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Travel

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All I Need (CJ One Remix)
Andy Caldwell
Touch Too Much (Ewan Pearson Remix)
Hot Chip
A Través Del Universo (All Across The Universe)
Tony Osborne

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