Marketplace for Tuesday, April 16, 2013
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It's the day after in Boston and Mark Garrison talks to business owners and workers. A flood of footage from cell phones and other devices are flooding in to law enforcement; we talk to a lab that helps filter through the noise. Across the ocean, the London marathon is scheduled for next week and organizers there say they are on high alert. Plus, housing starts are in. What are the trends in housing?
Posted In: cancer, China
China's relentless focus on GDP growth has created unchecked industrial pollution, contaminating the nation's food supply. The story of one so-called 'cancer village' in Yunnan province where residents are dying.
Posted In: London, boston marathon
After the bombings in Boston, authorities in London are looking at their own security arrangements in advance of Sunday's London marathon.
Posted In: boston marathon, boston
The story of the Boston bombing through business owners who chose to reopen the day after. For them business is about community, not just money.
Posted In: boston marathon, security, surveillance
How cell phone and surveillance video is gathered and and processed to find clues, and track the perpetrators of the fatal attack in Boston.
Posted In: McDonalds, nutrition, breakfast
McDonald's franchises in Arizona say they want kids to eat a healthy breakfast to help them ace their statewide standardized tests. The promotion also builds customer loyalty.
Posted In: American Airlines, economists, Economics
A computer glitch and an Excel mistake each made today's news.