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Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, May 6, 2016

 Drivers wait for clearance to take firefighting supplies into town on Thursday outside of Fort McMurray, Alberta.  Scott Olson/Getty Images

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On today’s show, we’ll talk about the wildfires ravaging Alberta, Canada; new FDA rules that will impose restrictions on products like cigars and hookah tobacco; and lead contamination in Los Angeles. 

Segments From this episode

Lead contamination poisons a neighborhood's home values

by Jed Kim May 6, 2016
Residents of East Los Angeles are seeing prices drop and can't sell their homes.

FDA rules spell changes for vaping and hookah lounges

by Annie Baxter May 6, 2016
New FDA rules put restrictions on tobacco products, which will affect venues catering to their use.

The Sport of Kings after American Pharoah

by Nova Safo May 6, 2016
Did last year's Triple Crown winner inspire greater interest in racing?

Nashville's budget hearings are now a speedy pitchfest

by Marketplace Contributor May 6, 2016
City officials have 7 minutes to convince a panel to fund their departments.
Mid-day Update

April jobs report shows weak growth

by Amy Scott May 6, 2016
April's jobs report, money laundering, and lead contamination.

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