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Playlist: Pontiac and TSA regulations

Katharine Crnko Nov 1, 2010

Posted by Katharine Crnko

For Marketplace Morning Report, Monday, November 1, 2010

After Friday’s mail bomb scare, shipping and cargo industries are responding to new threats that could change the business of air cargo.

Today, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange started vesting the rain futures. But are you any better at predicting weather than your weatherman?

Brazil elected their first female presdient — Dilma Rousseff. She knows Brazil’s politics first hand, and is ready to step in and control one of the world’s fastest growing economies.

U.S. airlines today are required to collect new personal information from passengers before they board a flight. A new Transportation Security Administration rule now mandates airlines to collect a passenger’s full name, date of birth, and gender.

And finally, General Motor’s contract with Pontiac ends today. After 84 years, Pontiac has reached the end of the road.

Here are the songs we played:

  • May Day — Spunkshine Buy
  • Mi Viejo — Ratatat Buy
  • I Love The Nightlife (Disco ‘Round) — Alicia Bridges Buy
  • Take California — Propellerheads Buy
  • Café Regio’s — Isaac Hayes Buy

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