Jul 3, 2009

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, July 3, 2009

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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, July 3, 2009

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Is Bing bringing it against Google?

Jul 3, 2009
It's been one month since Microsoft launched its latest search engine, Bing. Renita Jablonski checks in with tech analyst Rob Enderle to see how Bing's doing against Google.

Local governments feel budget pains

Jul 3, 2009
State governments are in the middle of major budget crises, and local governments may be feeling the pain next. Steve Henn reports.

Young adults turn to peer-to-peer travel

Jul 3, 2009
Some new online travel services are offering a twist on couch surfing for people looking to save on accommodations. Timothy Beck Werth reports.

Ohio may gamble to fill budget shortfall

Jul 3, 2009
Ohio is facing a $3 billion budget gap, and it may turn to gambling to bring in some much-needed revenue. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Neverland tourist attraction challenges

Jul 3, 2009
USC Gould School of Law Dean Robert Rasmussen talks with Renita Jablonski about whether Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch can be turned into a tourist attraction, and the challenges facing the handlers of his estate.

A leg up on the Tour de France, cycling

Jul 3, 2009
Long-time cycling commentator Phil Liggett talks with Renita Jablonski about what to expect from the upcoming Tour de France, and how an increased interest in cycling might be affecting the sport's marketing.

GM awaits to find what path it'll take

Jul 3, 2009
A judge will decide whether General Motors will be taking a short cut through bankruptcy, or a long and winding road. Jennifer Collins reports.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC

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