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Jun 20, 2016

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, June 20, 2016

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On today's show, we'll talk about the upcoming opening of the expanded Panama Canal as part of our new series "Last Ditch Effort: The Panama Canal and Peak Trade." Plus, we'll also look at a public shift in favor of Britain remaining in the European Union. 

Segments From this episode

Big smiles in Vermont over dental therapy

Jun 20, 2016
The state's governor recently authorized the practice.
Vermont joins Minnesota as the second state to develop a dental therapy program.
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Obama pitches international investors

Jun 20, 2016
Emerging markets are starting to put more money into the U.S.
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the first-ever SelectUSA Investment Summit, in 2013, to promote the United States as the premier destination for business investment. 
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Panama Canal expands as trade falls flat

A new, wider channel will allow bigger ships to pass through. But how many will come?
AAL's Kobe ship squeezes through the current Panama Canal locks.
David Brancaccio/Marketplace

Retirement isn't in the cards for legendary comedian Carl Reiner

Jun 20, 2016
The 94-year-old is the brains behind "The Dick Van Dyke Show."
Actor Carl Reiner speaks onstage during the TCM Classic Film Festival in Los Angeles, California.
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Dwindling support for Brexit affects markets

Jun 20, 2016
Brexit, foreign investors, and legendary comedian Carl Reiner.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about the upcoming opening of the expanded Panama Canal as part of our new series “Last Ditch Effort: The Panama Canal and Peak Trade.” Plus, we’ll also look at a public shift in favor of Britain remaining in the European Union. 

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC