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Playlist: Greece is the word, Bill Gates wants us to research energy

Mary Dooe Sep 14, 2011

Posted by Mary Dooe

For Marketplace Morning Report, Wed., Sept. 14, 2011

It’s all Greek to us — the mounting European debt crisis, that is. Some experts are wondering whether Greece could be the next Lehman Brothers and come crashing down; but others say that headlines might have us over-reacting, and that we have known this was coming for a while. We caught up with Bill Gates over why he thinks energy research should follow the path of the Internet. The Big Three feel the heat to reach a deal with their auto workers, and retailers are gearing up for the holiday season, good or bad.

And here are the songs we played today:

  • Amber – Electric Guest
  • Anything New – BibioBuy
  • Trav’lin’ All Alone (Nickodemus & Zeb Remix) – Billie HolidayBuy
  • Violent Life – Blonde RedheadBuy
  • Rollout (My Business) – LudacrisBuy

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