Marketplace for Wednesday, September 5, 2012
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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has left the Obama campaign to help raise money for a pro-Obama super PAC. As the Democratic National Convention continues in Charlotte, just how much does trending on Twitter matter for lawmakers? One North Carolina farmer tell us the importance of immigration when it comes to casting his vote. Plus, we check in with a nuclear processing plant in New Mexico that was brought in to create jobs. We speak with one teacher who was laid off due to budget cuts. We look at the job situation for NFL refs on strike. We explore the possibility of adding another work day in Greece. And, a look at the @ symbol.
Posted In: dancing, New York, tax
New York's highest court is hearing legal arguments by a strip club about whether nude lap dancing is art -- and therefore eligible for state tax exemption.
Posted In: football, labor, referees, Sports
The NFL season kicks off when the New York Giants host the Dallas Cowboys, but regular referees won't be there because of a contract dispute. We check out the financial lives of the men who wear black and white to make some green.
Posted In: nuclear energy, nuclear, nuclear power, New Mexico
Eunice, in a dusty corner of New Mexico, rode the ups and downs of the oil business for decades. Then a nuclear-processing plant came calling, and Eunice welcomed its jobs.