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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday July 22, 2014
Jul 22, 2014

Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday July 22, 2014

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Detroit’s bankruptcy created some anxiety about the ability of other U.S. cities to borrow money. We look at whether it’s gotten harder for cities to take out loans in the year since Detroit’s filing. Plus, schools in parts of Texas are trying a new approach to school lunches by offering free meals to all students. How big is the trend, and who will foot the bill? We report.   

Segments From this episode

Long-term unemployed suffer shaky re-employment

Jul 22, 2014
After a long separation from working, it’s difficult to find jobs that last.

More schools offer free lunches, but who's paying?

Jul 22, 2014
Schools in Texas are trying a new approach by offering free meals to all students.
Students at Yorkshire Elementary School in Manassas, Virginia, sample new school dishes on a menu created to meet new standards.

 
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Other cities feel sting of Detroit bankruptcy

Jul 22, 2014
If one city doesn't pay up in full, does bond money dry up for everybody else?

PODCAST: American-made jobs

Jul 22, 2014
Johns Hopkins' settlement, sales of existing homes, and American-made jobs.

Where Europe stands on Russian sanctions

Jul 22, 2014
With tensions increasing between the US and Russia, a look at Europe's response.

Hospital agrees to pay $190 million for recorded exams

Jul 22, 2014
Johns Hopkins settles with victims of gynecologist who secretly filmed exams.

Detroit’s bankruptcy created some anxiety about the ability of other U.S. cities to borrow money. We look at whether it’s gotten harder for cities to take out loans in the year since Detroit’s filing. Plus, schools in parts of Texas are trying a new approach to school lunches by offering free meals to all students. How big is the trend, and who will foot the bill? We report.   

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC