Marketplace for Monday, July 5, 2010

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Marketplace for Monday, July 5, 2010

Pyrotechnician lights up the night sky

Caitlan Carroll catches up with a man responsible for making sure all the rockets glare red to the tempo of a symphony orchestra.
Posted In: Jobs

Historic tours focus on lives of servants

In this age of instant entertainment, the historic house is probably not on the top of the list of things to do. But over the past few years, owners of historic homes have gotten the message and are revamping the way they do business. Ashley Milne Tyte reports.

Can Robin Hood save Nottingham?

The city of Nottingham wants to capitalize on the new "Robin Hood" movie and draw tourists to the rather depressing city in the British Midlands. Those who do, however, might find that Sherwood Forest is a sad remnant of its former self. Stephen Beard reports.

Vengeance for airline passenger

Charles Wheelan decided to sue United Airlines after the carrier lost his bag and still charged him a $25 fee. He talks with Bill Radke about where his lawsuit stands now.
Posted In: Airlines, Travel

A history of in-flight food

Rico Gagliano gives a brief history of the rise -- and fall -- of airplane food.

People withhold donations for spill aid

Charitable donations to deal with the BP oil disaster have been meager. And they aren't likely to pick up any time soon. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Charity, Oil

Why would anyone invest in BP now?

BP's stock is down by about half, which means the company could be vulnerable to a hostile takeover. Now there are reports BP is trying to head that off by attracting rich investors.
Posted In: Oil

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Supreme Beings of Leisure
68 State
Sousa: The Stars And Stripes Forever
Arthur Fiedler and the Boston Pops Orchestra

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