May 27, 2016

Marketplace Weekend for Friday, May 27, 2016

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On this week's episode, we go long and short on topics from the week's news with Marketplace's Jed Kim and The Atlantic's Gillian White. We continue our conversation about wedding registries and gift giving with listeners (one of whom received a goat), and etiquette and advice columnist Carolyn Hax. The Kills take the Marketplace Quiz, and Lizzie takes the Metro on LA's newly expanded Expo Line. Plus the story of a Freedom of Information Act request that prompted a $173,775 charge from the government and a lawsuit from Quartz reporter David Yanofsky.

Segments From this episode

Long and Short: Credit, GMOs, millennial housing and Captain America

Marketplace’s Jed Kim and The Atlantic’s Gillian White talk about their best bets of the week.
Actor Chris Evans arrives at the premiere Of Marvel's 'Captain America:The Winter Soldier on March 13, 2014 in Hollywood, California.
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The Conversation: Traveling with kids

Help us make your family vacation a better one.
Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, carrying baby Prince George, arrive at the international airport in Wellington on April 7, 2014. 
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LA's expanding Metro system is part of a nationwide transit overhaul

May 27, 2016
Can cities adapt, expand, and maintain their public transit systems for a new era?
Trains arrive at the Downtown Santa Monica station. 
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What it's like to sue the government for data

The government wanted to charge Quartz reporter David Yanofsky $173,775 for data he needed for a story - he's suing instead.
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On this week’s episode, we go long and short on topics from the week’s news with Marketplace’s Jed Kim and The Atlantic’s Gillian White. We continue our conversation about wedding registries and gift giving with listeners (one of whom received a goat), and etiquette and advice columnist Carolyn Hax. The Kills take the Marketplace Quiz, and Lizzie takes the Metro on LA’s newly expanded Expo Line. Plus the story of a Freedom of Information Act request that prompted a $173,775 charge from the government and a lawsuit from Quartz reporter David Yanofsky.