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Even if December's retail numbers look a little better for some companies than they did in 2008, analysts see a rough stretch for stores for some time to come. Alisa Roth looks ahead at what might befall retail companies this year.
College football's Bowl Championship Series has been criticized for shutting out smaller schools with strong teams. And now a political action committee is actually lobbying for a change. Brett Neely reports.
The European Commission awarded hundreds of millions of dollars worth of contracts for companies to start working on a satellite navigation system called Galileo. But why spend all that money when there's GPS? Bill Radke talks with European correspondent Stephen Beard.
NASA only has about five more space shuttle flights to go, and that means some 7,000 workers at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida face unemployment. The state is trying to find new work for those employees. Bob Moon reports.
Delta and American Airlines are dueling over Japan Airlines, Japan's largest carrier. How will this affect international flights to Asia? Bill Radke talks with Seth Kaplan of Airline Weekly.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, January 7, 2010