Marketplace for Tuesday, September 25, 2012
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Controversy hit the football field last night, when a substitute referee called a Seattle Seahawks pass a touchdown -- though seemingly everyone else in the world says a Green Bay player intercepted the ball. Besides angering Packers fans, that one call could cost the NFL a whole lot more. Myspace has unveiled a new look and a new mission, but in a Facebook world the question is -- who actually uses Myspace? Plus, we look at the Republicans' modified version of the Buffett Rule bill, the potential invasion of Asian carp into the Great Lakes, apples in China, and how the economic climate affects our music playlists.
Posted In: Sports, football, labor, NFL
Last night's decision by replacement refs has ripple effects on teams, betting outfits, and the referee's labor dispute
Posted In: tax, Buffett Rule
House Republicans have passed a bill to allow for voluntary contributions on tax forms. While the Treasury already welcomes donations, they typically only receive a few million dollars each year -- far from enough to pay down the deficit.
Posted In: apples, China, apple juice
China grows eight times as many apples as the U.S., and supplies most of the concentrate used to make apple juice here. But as more Chinese can afford fresh apples, concentrate prices are soaring.
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