PODCAST: Turning blue collar "green"

Construction On New Housing Falls 10 Percent In June

A construction worker stands on the roof of a condo complex under construction on July 17, 2013 in Berkeley, California.

A look at the current state of part-time unemployment. Plus, in attempting to meet ambitious conservation goals, states like California are turning blue collar jobs "green." Also, Radio Shack has a new service called "Fix It Here," which allows customers to bring their busted smart phone to be repaired in store. The real question is whether or not the service will fix the franchise's business woes.

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David Brancaccio is the host of Marketplace Morning Report. Follow David on Twitter @DavidBrancaccio

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