Jan 29, 2007

Marketplace AM for January 29, 2007

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All about service, all about people

Jan 29, 2007
Marriott International Chairman and CEO Bill Marriott talks about why running the world's largest lodging company isn't so different from operating a root beer stand.

Who decides when the war should end?

Jan 29, 2007
With public opposition to the war in Iraq still strong, a Senate committee holds a hearing tomorrow on whether Congress has the constitutional authority to cut off funding. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Venezuela takes a Cuban vacation

Jan 29, 2007
Travel to Cuba dipped by some 100,000 tourists last year. Enter Venezuela, with an unusual deal to make up for the decline. Dan Grech has details.

Turning green into gold

Jan 29, 2007
Smart companies can use environmental strategy to their advantage. Yale professor Daniel Esty tells us which companies are making it work — and there are some surprises on the list.

British Airways strike is off

Jan 29, 2007
BA has struck a deal with flight attendants to prevent a two-day strike scheduled to start at midnight tonight. But it won't prevent headaches for many travelers, Stephen Beard reports.

Steamed over coffee prices

Jan 29, 2007
Ethiopian coffee growers say they're not being paid enough for their "black gold" and they've made their case in a documentary film by that name. Stephen Beard has the story.

Keeping your computer <i>too</i> safe?

Jan 29, 2007
Earthlink introduces a new security system today that it claims will stop most malware before you even know it's a problem. But there's some concern it'll destroy good programs too, Janet Babin reports.

Local news bumped from classrooms

Jan 29, 2007
Teachers are still exposing students to news and current events, but these days they're getting the information online. That could spell trouble for local newspapers &mdash; and democracies. Helen Palmer explains.

Drug maker accused of suppressing evidence

Jan 29, 2007
GlaxoSmithKline may have covered up negative findings during clinical trials that linked its antidepressant drug Seroxat with suicidal feelings in teens. Stephen Beard reports.

Vista complaints renewed

Jan 29, 2007
The consumer version of Microsoft's Vista will be released at midnight tonight. There'll be all sorts of public relations hoopla around the release, but not everyone is celebrating. Lisa Napoli reports.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC

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