Aug 8, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, August 8, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about the grounding of Delta Airline flights amid a computer outage; interview the CEO of Taco Bell, Brian Niccol, about youth employment opportunities; and chat with a 22-year-old who's venturing into the job world after…

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Landlord's credit check reveals incorrect background information

Aug 8, 2016
A reporter was recently confused for a serial felon when a landlord did a tenant screening on him.
The tenant background search report from TransUnion for reporter Bobby Allyn.
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Taco Bell CEO says working at the company isn't a 'dead end'

Aug 8, 2016
The head of the fast-food chain, Brian Niccol, joined us to chat about youth employment.
Brian Niccol at NASDAQ MarketSite on June 10, 2015 in New York City.
Robin Marchant/Getty Images

LA Conservation Corps helps struggling youth find her first job

Aug 8, 2016
A 22-year-old shares why she joined the organization, and plans for her future career.
Members of the LA Conservation Corps, a nonprofit program to help at-risk young adults and school-aged youth, work near a housing development removing burned brush scorched by a fire.
David McNew/Getty Images

U.S. labor market gains firmer footing

Aug 8, 2016
Donald Trump's economic plans, the shape of our economy, and a reporter's efforts to fix errors in his credit file.

Americans, more than ever, are hitting the highway

Aug 8, 2016
Vacations in the summer of 2016 are all about road trips.
One reason Americans may be starting to splurge on road trips: cheaper gas prices.
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Trump in Detroit — will he reveal his economic plans?

Aug 8, 2016
He's been long on big ideas, short on details; will his speech fill in the gaps?
Donald Trump says he will "be the greatest jobs president that God ever created."
Scott Eisen/Getty Images

Computer failures ground Delta flights worldwide

Aug 8, 2016
Tens of thousands of passengers were stranded early Monday as a result of the outage.
A Delta airlines plane is seen on the tarmac of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in July in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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On today’s show, we’ll talk about the grounding of Delta Airline flights amid a computer outage; interview the CEO of Taco Bell, Brian Niccol, about youth employment opportunities; and chat with a 22-year-old who’s venturing into the job world after receiving her high school diploma. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC