Marketplace for Monday, March 5, 2012

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Ahead of Super Tuesday, we're in Atlanta exploring the city's economy. Mayor Kasim Reed weighs in on how Atlanta's new $1.4 billion international terminal can help the city bounce back. Graduating students from Emory University discuss what the future holds. And reporter David Gura brings us the story of one couple who went from middle class to working five part-time jobs to stay afloat.

How can Atlanta spur economic growth?

Kai Ryssdal tours the new international terminal at Atlanta's airport and talks with Mayor Kasim Reed about how the $1.4 billion project can help the city bounce back to its boomtown days.
Posted In: Georgia, Atlanta

Emory students look to the uncertain future

Soon-to-be graduates from Emory University in Atlanta discuss the four years they spent studying alongside a lousy economy, what they've learned since the financial crisis, and plans after graduation.
Posted In: Atlanta, Georgia, Education, youth

From middle class to working poor

Steve and Suellen Daniels never imagined that in their mid-50s they would struggle this much.
Posted In: Georgia, working poor, middle class

Finding faith in the Athens, Ga. economy

Father Anthony Salzman discusses how his parish is doing and whether he sees any signs of economic recovery.
Posted In: church, Georgia

Don't bet against Atlanta

Final thoughts on Atlanta's future.
Posted In: Atlanta

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So Fresh, So Clean [Explicit]
Darryl Reeves
Bed Death
Oryx and Crake

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