PODCAST: Golden Gate goes digital, Rhode Island's cynical

Traffic flows over the Golden Gate Bridge during the morning commute in San Francisco.

San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge is going electronic today. It’s the first time in 76-years, that the iconic bridge will be without a human toll taker.

Rhode Island is tied for the highest unemployment rate in the nation. What's got this state down while its neighbors are looking up?

Like any new couple, the American-US Airways merged airline will eventually have to decide things like which new planes to buy -- and that can get complicated.

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Jeremy Hobson is host of Marketplace Morning Report, where he looks at business news from a global perspective to prepare listeners for the day ahead.


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