Apr 6, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, April 6, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, April 6, 2010

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Toyota faces $16M fine for sticky pedals

Apr 6, 2010
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood wants to hit Toyota with a $16 million penalty for failing to notify officials of the sticky accelerator pedals. Toyota has two weeks to pay or fight. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Amy Scott.

Sometimes hospital tech isn't enough

Apr 6, 2010
Hospital computers are supposed to be adept at assisting doctors and nurses at tasks like spotting errors with prescriptions. But a new study out stays the technology might not be as thorough as it needs to be. Gregory Warner reports.

Poaching still an issue in the U.S.

Apr 6, 2010
When we talk about the international trafficking of exotic species, we don't usually think of wildlife being smuggled out of this country. Bill Radke talks to author Craig Welch about the poaching industry in the U.S.

Job + housing woes: Double trouble

Apr 6, 2010
Some economically troubled areas are dealing with unemployment, some with the housing bust. But both? Researchers at the Urban Institute call that "double trouble," and describes most cities in Florida and California. Brett Neely reports.

A close election for Gordon Brown

Apr 6, 2010
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has launched his campaign today for re-election, and the economy is, of course, the priority issue. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard about how Brown is fairing with investors, voters and the markets.

Safety eyed in another mining tragedy

Apr 6, 2010
Another mining disaster has left several workers dead in a mine in West Virginia. Steve Chiotakis talks to Ellen Smith, editor of Mine Safety and Health News.

Not all college athletes' costs covered

Apr 6, 2010
Even if a college athlete gets a full ride, expenses beyond tuition, meals and housing typically aren't covered. How does the average Division I scholarship athlete deal with $2,700 a year out-of-pocket? Mitchell Hartman reports.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC