Marketplace for June 27, 2011

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Marketplace for June 27, 2011

Brooks Brothers goes to school

The menswear retailer will begin selling logo merchandise in its stores and on campus.
Posted In: Retail

L.A. Dodgers' troubles escalate

The baseball team's owner, Frank McCourt, filed for bankruptcy protection today. It's just the latest mess for the storied sports franchise this season.
Posted In: Sports

Goldman Sachs grows in Brazil

Goldman Sachs plans major expansion in Brazil as investment banks look to emerging economies for growth.
Posted In: Wall Street

American Airlines' new boarding procedure has fans, foes

No more back-to-front boarding; instead, "chaos at the gate," according to the union of flight attendants.
Posted In: Airlines

Pentagon budget under scrutiny

As President Obama restarts talks on national debt, some Republicans are now open to slashing military spending.

Some hospitals think 'lean' when it comes to health care

One strategy for fixing the U.S. health care system that's been gaining momentum lately has origins in the Far East.
Posted In: Health

Why it's important for communities to have bookstores

Author Ann Patchett discusses what it's like to open her own bookstore and what she finds most surprising about her entrepreneurial efforts.
Posted In: Books

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23 Minutes In Brussels
Lying Around
Magic Bullets
Paper Planes (DFA Remix)
Baghdad Sun
Apollo Brown

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