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This morning, Blockbuster filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, saying it needs time to reduce its debt load and reorganize the company. Reporter Alisa Roth talks with Bill Radke about how the video store chain got to this point and what's next for the company.
The world's biggest off-shore wind farm is opening off the south coast of England. The farm will boost Britain's wind power capacity by 30 percent. Europe correspondent Stephen Beard talks with Steve Chiotakis about the scale of the project and how much it cost to build.
There's an emergency meeting in Delhi, India, over shoddy facilities and security at the Commonwealth Games. The international, multi-sport event features competition among thousands of athletes from members of the British Commonwealth. But several teams are threatening to pull out.
President Obama's recently departed budget director, Peter Orszag, recently said that letting all the tax cuts expire this year would bring the U.S. within striking distance of balancing the budget. Economics editor Chris Farrell talks with Bill Radke about what that tells us.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will unveil its first-ever transportation performance index to highlight what it calls the urgent need to improve the transportation infrastructure. John Dimsdale reports.
The Republicans plan to issue "A Pledge to America," an agenda they say they'd put in place if they get control of the House of Representatives in November. Reporter Alisa Roth talks with Bill Radke about what's in the pledge.
Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, September 23, 2010