Marketplace PM for July 14, 2006
Posted In: New York
New York City has worked out a contract with its biggest municipal union. The union members will get a pay raise, but their biggest bonus is that they'll no longer be required to live in the city. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Two Olympics a few days apart? The Gay Games starts tomorrow in Chicago and the World Out Games in Montreal begins later this month. John Caldwell of the Advocate talks with Kai Ryssdal about what's going on.
Fertilizer runoff from the fields of Corn Belt farmers is one of the root causes behind declining fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico. What can be done? Sam Eaton reports. <em>Second of two parts.</em>
Posted In: Canada, Economy
President Bush and other world leaders are in St. Petersburg, Russia, for the G8 Summit this weekend. It's the first time the conference has been held in the former Soviet country. And Russians are really looking forward to it. Stephen Beard reports.
The Association of Trial Lawyers of America is considering changing its name to the American Association for Justice. Hillary Wicai looks at why some argue it's a good idea.