Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Jul 29, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, July 29, 2015

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Airing on Wednesday, July 29, 2015: Overnight, about 2,000 migrants attempted to push themselves into the Eurotunnel terminal near the French city of Calais, but were pushed back. More on that. Plus, we'll talk about the Department of Agriculture's preparations for the fall migratory season, when it expects wildfowl infected with bird flu could bring a new wave of the disease. We'll also talk about the fancy, remote-controlled toilets that are popular in Japan, but have yet to take hold in the U.S.

Segments From this episode

A toilet for all techies

Jul 29, 2015
Can U.S. consumers take all that Japanese gadgetry sitting down?

Poultry industry seeks ways to prevent more bird flu

Jul 29, 2015
Farmers and officials prepare for a 'worst-case scenario' during fall migration.

Should law schools pay if students don't get jobs?

Jul 29, 2015
Tuition and debt keep rising. Grads from non-elite schools face a weak market.

A low-energy solution for drying clothes faster

Jul 29, 2015
Scientists and industry are using sonic vibes to improve the humble appliance.

Healthcare expenditures are picking up again

Jul 29, 2015
Some analysts see a 'fundamental shift' in the system.

PODCAST: An energy efficient dryer

Jul 29, 2015
Revisions to growth, law school liability, and energy efficient drying.

Airing on Wednesday, July 29, 2015: Overnight, about 2,000 migrants attempted to push themselves into the Eurotunnel terminal near the French city of Calais, but were pushed back. More on that. Plus, we’ll talk about the Department of Agriculture’s preparations for the fall migratory season, when it expects wildfowl infected with bird flu could bring a new wave of the disease. We’ll also talk about the fancy, remote-controlled toilets that are popular in Japan, but have yet to take hold in the U.S.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC