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Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, July 25, 2013
Jul 25, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, July 25, 2013

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The House of Representatives blocks  -- barely -- a move to cut funding for the National Security Agency's electronic surveillance. Why the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas hasn't changed Washington. A new amusement park with a 'Take Your Child to Work Day' theme opens in London. And Jane Austen gets a spot on Britain's 10 pound note.

Segments From this episode

CBS vs. Time Warner Cable: TV wars rage on

Jul 25, 2013
Cable companies and the channels they distribute seem to enjoy a symbiotic relationship. But it's not that simple.

How Texas' deadly fertilizer fire hasn't changed Washington

Jul 25, 2013
Following the blast of a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, the push for new regulations appears to have stalled out.

Meet KidZania, where kids play miniature bankers and bakers for fake pay

Jul 25, 2013
A new amusement park with a 'Take Your Child to Work Day' theme opens in London.

Why fusty Ford is back in vogue

Jul 25, 2013
Ford's latest business results are in and the numbers are good. The company made $1.2 billion in profit from April through June. Robust pick up trucks sales and a strengthening U.S. economy get the credit.

NSA surveillance survives House vote

Jul 25, 2013
The House narrowly defeated an amendment that would have ended funding for mass collection of phone records and other data by the NSA.

PODCAST: All Ford, all style?

Jul 25, 2013
Facebook says it's got a handle on mobile ads. CBS and Time Warner duke it out. And Ford is back in style.

The House of Representatives blocks  — barely — a move to cut funding for the National Security Agency’s electronic surveillance. Why the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas hasn’t changed Washington. A new amusement park with a ‘Take Your Child to Work Day’ theme opens in London. And Jane Austen gets a spot on Britain’s 10 pound note.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC