Dec 6, 2019

Let’s do the numbers on Uber’s safety report

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Plus: How Amazon changed Baltimore, takeaways from the latest jobs report and how inflatable holiday decorations took over American lawns.

Segments From this episode

How inflatable holiday decorations took over the front yard

Dec 6, 2019
It all goes back to a singing fish on a plaque.
Robbie Mamula calls his annual holiday display in Severn, Maryland, "Mamulaville."
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Uber's market share unlikely to be hurt by safety report

Dec 6, 2019
In more than 1.3 billion Uber rides last year, the company says there were 3,000 reports of sexual assault and nine murders.
Despite new data on sexual assaults, murders and fatal crashes, Uber will still likely dominate the ride share market.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The economy's hot again. But how long can it last?

Dec 6, 2019
Recession worries were prominent several months ago, but the latest jobs report suggests those risks are fading.
Consumer spending drives two-thirds of the economy.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

For better or worse, Amazon is everywhere in Baltimore

Dec 6, 2019
From warehouses to web services, Amazon dominates business in Baltimore.
Johannes Eisele/AFP via Getty Images

Music from the episode

Heartbeats The Knife
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On It Maestro Nightmares On Wax
Brukstep (Atjazz Astro Remix) Mark de Clive-Lowe
Pick Up Bonobo

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer

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