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Three years after Katrina, many Gulf state businesses remain in recovery mode, and another big hurricane could sink any hope of fully coming back. Mississippi Chamber of Commerce director Tish Williams explains.
Airlines are already reeling from losses, and travel by air traditionally dwindles after Labor Day. John Dimsdale reports that the industry is now bracing for the biggest wave of cutbacks since Sept. 11, 2001.
While the Gulf Coast braced for Hurricane Gustav, traders were watching to see the storm's effect on energy markets. Brett Neely reports from Berlin on what issues worry traders the most.
Harvard University gives away tons of used furniture and office equipment at its recycling center. Hammad Ahmed reports that these days it isn't just thrift seekers picking through the piles and bins.
The Gulf oil derricks are said to be better prepared to handle a hurricane than they were three years ago. The real threat is to Gulf area refineries. Scott Jagow talks with an oil industry expert about that.
Marketplace Morning Report for September 1, 2008