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Most of the designer clothes seen during New York's Fashion Week won't hit retail racks for months. But the upscale fashion house is going online with its latest line. Lisa Napoli reports.
When the economy's good, Americans tend to act better toward their fellow citizens. But commentator Will Wilkinson says in a sliding economy, we tend to slam the gates of opportunity.
Instead of donating food, one young man had a better idea: He founded a charity to teach Haitians modern fishing methods, and create an economy. Dan Grech reports on the mission of Global Fast.
New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine wants a big boost in turnpike fees to pay down the state's staggering debt. But the plan isn't too popular in a state where toll plazas are a fact of life.
With a possible recession looming, Washington is mulling changes to allow federally backed lenders to take on more debt. It could help some homeowners, but is the plan too risky? Jeremy Hobson reports.
With nine months to go before the presidential election, special-interest groups have already spent $14 million on their favorites. The spending spree is sure to continue until November. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, February 6, 2008