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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 4, 2016

On today's show, we'll talk about grinding coffee like a pro. Getty Images

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Airing on Friday, March 4, 2016: On today’s show, we’ll talk about the so-called “skills gap”; the latest battleground in the fight over health care consolidation; and why a certain kind of coffee grinder is the choice of the pros.

 

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Pro Tool: Tools of the Professional

When coffee is all in the grind

by David Brancaccio Mar 4, 2016
A barista talks about his coffee grinder.

NASA hoping hybrid tech will take to the skies

by Brian Bull Mar 4, 2016
The technology could cut fuel consumption in passenger jets by 12 percent.

Employers complain of "skills gap" in tighter job market

by Mitchell Hartman Mar 4, 2016
The economy added 242,000 jobs in February—significantly more than economists expected.

"Reaganomics" with Chinese characteristics

by Rob Schmitz Mar 4, 2016
"Supply-side reform" is the buzzword as China convenes its legislature.

West Virginia hospital deal in national spotlight

by Dan Gorenstein Mar 4, 2016
State lawmakers are trying to preempt a federal challenge to a merger.
Mid-day Update

A nation of part-timers

by David Brancaccio Mar 4, 2016
Job reports, Reaganomics, and fuel-efficient airplanes.

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