Marketplace for September 5, 2011

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Marketplace for September 5, 2011

Big hurdles to job creation remain

Private employers are creating jobs every month. But it's not nearly enough to whittle away at the unemployment rate, which remains above 9%
Posted In: Jobs

Mac's is big on Cape Cod

Mac's Seafood in Wellfleet, Mass., has been serving up eats to hungry beach-goers since 1995. We stopped by to talk to one of the servers, who explains why Mac's is no ordinary "clam shack."

Why hasn't the tech boom triggered more hiring?

One bright spot in the U.S. economy is Silicon Valley, where companies have expanded during the recession. Reporter Steve Henn discusses why that hasn't translated into more jobs.
Posted In: Jobs, tech industry

Postal Service workers may face major layoffs

The post office is close to bankruptcy, so the postmaster general is recommending drastic cutbacks in service.
Posted In: Jobs

The markets in September: Buckle up for a bumpy ride

News of the weak U.S. job market has crossed the Atlantic and the Pacific. And concerns about a new recession don't appear to have been lost in translation.

What do you do: Exploring the topic of work

A book that has helped people answer this question: What do you want to be when you grow up?

Popular Missouri tax credit faces budget ax

The program pays developers a quarter of the cost to rehab historic buildings. It's been lauded as a jobs creator, but many say the state can no longer afford it.
Posted In: Taxes

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Taxi Driver: Original Soundtrack Recording
Bernard Herrmann, Bernard Herrmann
Falcon Jab
Washed Out
Keep On Looking
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

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