Marketplace AM for May 12, 2006
May 12, 2006

Marketplace AM for May 12, 2006

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Segments From this episode

Mom Corps recruiting

May 12, 2006
In honor of Mother's Day this Sunday, Hillary Wicai reports on a job-placement service exclusively for corporate-minded moms looking to work part-time to keep their skills sharp.

Recycling chic

May 12, 2006
A pair of London entrepreneurs are taking old clothes and turning them into new styles — and profits. Rachel Louise Snyder reports.

Phone companies in the hot seat

May 12, 2006
AT&T, Verizon and BellSouth are going to have to answer to the American people. The companies have been handing over phone records to the government, and the lawsuit parade is already underway. Bob Moon reports.

Kicking MySpace out of school

May 12, 2006
The hugely popular social networking Web site MySpace has caught the attention of advertisers. But a lot of young people use it and that could get the attention of Congress. Janet Babin reports.

Job Files: Exotic pet hospital

May 12, 2006
This installment of The Job Files visits an unusual animal hospital in New York City.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC