Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, March 5, 2012

President Obama has proposed giving the IRS an 8 percent budget boost in the hopes of bringing in more revenue to the government. We're just a day away from Super Tuesday, when voters in 10 states will choose who they want the Republican presidential nominee to be. The city of St. Louis is trying to get control of its police department back from the state of Missouri. And today, the L.A. Times will follow in the footsteps of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal by starting to charge to access some of the paper online.

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Local residents gather on the beach to commemorate 100 days of the BP oil spill on July 29, 2010 in Grand Isle, La.
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Iceland's former Prime Minister Geir Haarde speaks to the press on September 5, 2011 at the Icelandic Culture House in Reykjavik during his trial for allegedly contributing to the country's stunning economic collapse.
Ships which have been docked for months after a moratorium on deepwater drilling was imposed in the wake of the BP oil spill are seen in Port Fourchon, La. on April 8, 2011.
The 'Los Angeles Times' newspaper building in downtown Los Angeles. The paper introduces an online paywall today for some of its content.

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News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start on the day. Throughout the morning, host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents Marketplace Morning Report from BBC World Service to bring you up to speed as the global economy shifts. It's the world perspective you need, from two trusted sources.