Marketplace for Monday, September 16, 2013

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People are asking who the next Fed chair will be: we want to know more about what he or she actually does. And while Colorado is one of the best-prepared states when it comes to handling snow and hail, it's not set up to deal with torrential rain.

'Brooklyn Nine-Nine': The newest workplace comedy

Workplace comedies have had a good run in the last few years. Now, two of the minds behind "The Office" and "Parks and Recreation" team up for a new cop show -- that's a far cry from "Law & Order."
Posted In: Brooklyn 99, the office, television, Fox

When you're the first to go to college

Last spring, Raven Gribbins was the first in her family to graduate from high school. Now she begins the next chapter -- as a college student.
Posted In: Oyler School, Education

Washington can get back to fixing the economy now

Now that a nomination fight over Larry Summers has been avoided, Washington can get back to work fixing the economy.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Congress

Unprepared for rain, Colorado pays the price

Colorado is equipped to deal with all sorts of natural disasters, from raging fire to heavy snow. But this torrential rain has caught Colorado off guard.
Posted In: colorado, flooding

The economics of pay-per-view

Boxing's mainstream glory days pretty much ended when Don King and Mike Tyson got involved. Networks no longer wanted any part of it. So, in many ways, boxing owes its survival to pay-per-view, which has allowed it to tap a small but dedicated audience for a high price.
Posted In: Sports, boxing, pay-per-view, tv

What does the Fed chair actually do?

There's a lot of noise about who's going to be the next chief of the Federal Reserve. We're more interested in what the Fed chair actually can do for the economy.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, chairman of the federal reserve

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Yet Again
Grizzly Bear
Harps
The Sea and Cake
Lose Yourself to Dance
Daft Punk feat. Pharrell Williams
The New Beer Song (Instrumental)
Dujeous

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