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Voters in San Francisco are facing a law on the Election Day ballot that could restrict people lying on sidewalks overnight. Business owners in popular areas like Haight Street seem split on the issue. April Dembosky reports.
A panel appointed by President Obama to investigate the Gulf oil spill found that contractor Halliburton was aware the cement mix used on the well was unstable. Stephen Beard has more.
More from BP and Halliburton today after U.S. commissions investigation found that Halliburton knew the cement used on the oil well in the Gult was unstable. BP admits they did not test the cement after Halliburton made a last minute change in the mix. Stephen Beard has more.
In Europe, sponsors reign supreme for sporting teams. Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner explains the difference in American sports.
The White House panel investigating the oil spill in the Gulf has found that Halliburton knew the cement they used was unstable. The panel also found that BP failed to test the cement prior to its use. Stephen Beard has more.
Halliburton admitted it never performed a crucial test of the final cement mixture used on the Gulf of Mexico oil rig that exploded in the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history. A government panel, commissioned by President Obama to investigate the spill, found that Halliburton failed to warn BP that its cement mixture may be unstable.
The White House panel investigating the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico says British oil giant BP may not be the only one to blame. The panel's chief investigator claims Halliburton didn't clearly inform BP the cement mix it used on the well was unstable.
Network television station Fox is usually known for its ability to attract young viewers in the ever-important 18- to 34-year-old range. But having already canceled one show and others in danger, is the network getting old? Jennifer Collins reports.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is starting to get organized, and it may begin to look toward citizens to help it out. It's a crowd-sourcing idea -- with people using online technology to report wrongdoings.
Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, October 29, 2010