Marketplace PM for June 16, 2005
Posted In: Canada
Nearly 6 months since a tsunami devasted the island nation of Sri Lanka, Miranda Kennedy visits rebel territory to see what's at stake for its people. Rebel territory? That's right — the Tamil Tigers had been fighting the Sri Lankan government for nearly two decades.
The Shinnecock tribe has filed a lawsuit in New York claiming ownership of several thousand acres of pricey real estate on Long Island. Which they think is casino-ready.
There may be little love lost between Mets and Yankees fans, but soon they'll have something in common: An architctural firm. Marketplace's sports business analyst Ed Derse talks about new stadium plans in NY and beyond.
You think the weather's hot? Check out the housing market. More and more immigrants are among the folks trying to purchase that home. From WBUR in Boston, Monica Brady-Myerov explains.
Big pharmaceuticals hanker to buy small biotech. Health writer Shereen El Feki has this commentary.