Marketplace for Friday, January 11, 2013

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The 787 Dreamliner was supposed to be the airplane of the future, but it looks like the Federal Aviation Administration will soon be bringing those dreams back down to earth. As part of new marketing strategy, the men’s fragrance line Axe is launching 22 consumers into space. Having doctors move paper records onto computers was supposed to save patients money -- but that hasn't been the case. Queena Kim reports from the Consumer Electronics Show about whether the death of CES has been greatly exaggerated. And Amy Scott continues her series on the Oyler School in Cincinnati, and how it is teaching its students about professional manners.

Treasury pick Jack Lew and the future of the economy

The Weekly Wrap looks at what President Obama's Treasury Secretary pick indicates about the economic priorities in President Obama's second term, and what a trillion dollar coin says about how we run our economy.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, jack lew

Michigan injects politics into tourism slogan

“Pure Michigan” has been a popular tourism slogan. But the state is now using it to attract businesses by touting a new law that curbs union power.
Posted In: Michigan, slogan, right-to-work

FAA makes an 'unprecedented' announcement about Boeing

FAA won't ground the Boeing 787 Dreamliner but they will review the plane's construction.
Posted In: airline industry, Dreamliner 787, Boeing

Electronic health records aren't cutting costs so far

Clunky programs, high costs and incompatible systems are factors in failure to save billions.
Posted In: Health, doctors, medical records

Marketers turn to the 'final frontier'

Space is becoming a popular theme for advertisers.
Posted In: advertising, marketing, Axe, space

Oyler School minds its manners

Seniors at the Cincinnati school get a lesson in business etiquette as part of a mentoring program.
Posted In: Oyler School

Consumer Electronics Show wraps it up

And, contrary to reports, there's still plenty of life in the Las Vegas' annual tech extravaganza.
Posted In: Consumer Electronics Show

This year's flu vaccine is 62% effective

The flu's now widespread in 47 states.
Posted In: flu

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The Watcher (Instrumental Version)
Dr. Dre
Tight Times
Jimmy McGriff
Miss Teardrop
Felix Laband
Lower the Heavens
The Donkeys

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