Feb 21, 2012

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, February 21, 2012

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All week, our own Jeremy Hobson will be broadcasting from Michigan as part of our Election 2012: The Real Economy coverage. Today, he speaks with Republican Governor Rick Snyder about the state's economic recovery. Michigan was a big recipient of…

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In Portugal, public workers defy Carnival cutback

Feb 21, 2012
The government in Portugal said as part of belt tightening, it wouldn't give people the day off for Fat Tuesday celebrations. That didn't really work.

PODCAST: Live from Michigan, day one

Feb 21, 2012
All week, our own Jeremy Hobson will be broadcasting from Michigan as part of our Election 2012: The Real Economy coverage. Today, he speaks with Republican Governor Rick Snyder about the state's economic recovery. Michigan was a big recipient of…
'The Scream' by expressionist painter Edvard Munch is on display for the public on May 23, 2008 at the Munch Museum in Oslo. The painting is set to go on sale next year.
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Magic Johnson, P. Diddy to run new cable channels

Feb 21, 2012
Magic Johnson will team up with Comcast to launch a new cable channel. It will feature positive stories from the African-American community. Sean Combs -- aka P. Diddy -- is also expected to formally announce a new music channel on…

Super PAC spending in Michigan and beyond

Feb 21, 2012
Republican presidential candidates are spending millions on the state's airwaves. But those ads are more and more often not being paid for by official campaigns but by giant political action committees -- super PACs.

More from Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder

Feb 21, 2012
How has Michigan rebounded from the days of the auto bailout, bringing its unemployment down from 14 to 9 percent?

Auto bailout a major issue in Michigan primary

Feb 21, 2012
General Motors' turnaround has been pretty dramatic. It's only been a couple years since the government bailed the company out. That bailout has turned into a major issue in the upcoming Republican primary in Michigan.

Gov. Rick Snyder on Michigan's continuing progress

Feb 21, 2012
The governor discusses the state's falling unemployment rate, the state of the auto industry and his corporate tax proposal.

Greece avoids a messy default... for now

Feb 21, 2012
After months of wrangling and a marathon meeting yesterday, European finance ministers have agreed on a $170 billion plus bailout for Greece. That'll save the country from a messy default, but stability can be hard to get too excited about,…

On bailouts, from Greece to Michigan

Feb 21, 2012
As news arrives that Greece will receive a fresh $170 billion from the rest of Europe, we are broadcasting from Michigan this week leading up to that state's primary. On the minds of citizens of Michigan? The big auto bailout…

How Greece could move forward from here

Feb 21, 2012
After months of wrangling and a marathon meeting yesterday, European finance ministers have agreed on a $170 billion bailout deal for Greece. It'll save the country from a messy default, but the terms of the deal are painful.

All week, our own Jeremy Hobson will be broadcasting from Michigan as part of our Election 2012: The Real Economy coverage. Today, he speaks with Republican Governor Rick Snyder about the state’s economic recovery. Michigan was a big recipient of bailout money — and speaking of bailouts, Greece will receive another round of money from its European partners.

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