Marketplace for October 11, 2011

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Marketplace for October 11, 2011
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Vitamins: More not better

A new study says too many vitamins and minerals could be harmful.
Posted In: Health
1

NBA delay will cause big economic ripples

The NBA canceled the season's first 100 games due to a labor dispute. Even the loss of a single game has big ramifications for local economies.
Posted In: Sports
2

Alternative indicators: Measuring the economy a bit differently

David Brancaccio discusses some alternative economic indicators that may be under your radar -- or even your clothes.
3

In China, online dating has a traditional twist

Online dating sites in China are flourishing, with some sites reviving the use of traditional personal matchmakers.
Posted In: China
1

Slovakia's surprising role in the eurozone crisis

The small country finds itself in a very significant position as it decides on whether to contribute to the eurozone bailout fund.
7

100 Abandoned Houses tell the story of today's Detroit

Photographer Kevin Bauman discusses his project, 100 Abandoned Houses, and why he decided to take pictures of Detroit's abandoned homes.
1

Congress blocks jobs bill

The Senate has rejected President Obama's jobs bill, but a Plan B is already taking shape.
Posted In: Jobs

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M.I.A.
When Will You Come Home
Galaxie 500
Dani California
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Same Dream China
Gold Panda
Brain Freeze
Sackcloth Fashion

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