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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, July 5, 2013
Jul 5, 2013

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Europe eyes America's June jobs report. A new bridge between San Francisco and Oakland is set to open on Labor Day. And how the Tour de France plans to keep us watching after Lance Armstrong.

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Upworthy aims to turn viral into meaningful

Jul 5, 2013
There's a new video website that wants you to stop watching cat videos and start paying attention to things that matter.

Yosemite, Grand Canyon visitors may feel sequester

Jul 5, 2013
Despite federal budget cuts from sequestration, the National Park Service says attendance is up in 2013.

June jobs: Growth likely to be tepid

Jul 5, 2013
Job sectors that excelled during the housing boom are still trying to regain their footing.

Deadline incentive speeds up Bay Bridge project

Jul 5, 2013
To speed things up, officials offered contractors a $20 million incentive if they finished on time.

Unemployment stays at 7.6%, 195,000 jobs added

Jul 5, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the economy added 195,000 jobs last month. The unemployment rate remained at 7.6 percent.

Europe eyes America's June jobs report

Jul 5, 2013
What is designed to give insight into the labor market may also guide future interest rates, since the Federal Reserve will be watching -- and so will Europe.

How the Tour de France might keep us watching

Jul 5, 2013
Will the Tour lose viewers after seven-time winner Lance Armstrong admitted to widespread doping last year?

Honda: An American success story?

Jul 5, 2013
Honda sales are up and the company sales it expects to become a net exporter of vehicles from the U.S. by late next year.

Samsung's huge profits aren't good enough for investors

Jul 5, 2013
Samsung is selling huge numbers of smartphones and its profits are up 47 percent. Not good enough, say investors.

PODCAST: Honda, jobs, and national parks

Jul 5, 2013
Is Japanese-owned Honda an American success story? The latest jobs numbers. And despite the sequester, park attendance in 2013 is up.

Europe eyes America’s June jobs report. A new bridge between San Francisco and Oakland is set to open on Labor Day. And how the Tour de France plans to keep us watching after Lance Armstrong.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC