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Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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Lawyers who defend the poor in federal court say sequester cuts could jeopardize the fairness of the criminal justice system. Leaders of the BRICS nations -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa -- are wrapping up a summit today with a plan to create a new bank to fuel economic growth in the developing world. And is Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria the most hated man in baseball?

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Golden Gate Bridge goes to all-electronic tolls

Mar 27, 2013
San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge is going electronic today. It’s the first time in 76-years, that the iconic bridge will be without a human toll taker.

Is Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria the most hated man in baseball?

Mar 27, 2013
After building a new stadium with the help of tax-payer money, the owner of the Miami Marlins trades high-priced players at the expense of fan loyalty.

Sequester may slow federal court proceedings

Mar 27, 2013
The public lawyers who defend the nation's poor in federal court worry sequester cuts could slow the wheels of justice.
The public lawyers who defend the nation's poor in federal court worry sequester cuts could slow the wheels of justice.
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A bank of, for, and by, the developing world

Mar 27, 2013
Leaders of the BRICS nations -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa -- are wrapping up a summit today. They have a new plan to create a bank to fuel economic growth in the developing world.

What's up with Rhode Island? 3 reasons why the state lags behind

Mar 27, 2013
Rhode Island is tied for the highest unemployment rate in the nation. What's got this state down while its neighbors are looking up?

Cyprus guards itself against a bank run

Mar 27, 2013
Julia Coronado, chief economist with the investment bank BNP Paribas, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to explain how Cyprus is guarding itself against a bank run.

PODCAST: Golden Gate goes digital, Rhode Island's cynical

Mar 27, 2013
Electronic tolls at the Golden Gate Bridge. Three reasons why Rhode Island's economy is down. And will Boeing or Airbus come out on top in the US Airways-American merger?

Airline mergers: Which aircraft maker wins?

Mar 27, 2013
Like any new couple, the American-US Airways merged airline will eventually have to decide things like, which new planes to buy -- and that can get complicated.

Lawyers who defend the poor in federal court say sequester cuts could jeopardize the fairness of the criminal justice system. Leaders of the BRICS nations — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — are wrapping up a summit today with a plan to create a new bank to fuel economic growth in the developing world. And is Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria the most hated man in baseball?

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