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Jan 11, 2013

Marketplace for Friday, January 11, 2013

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The 787 Dreamliner was supposed to be the airplane of the future, but it looks like the Federal Aviation Administration will soon be bringing those dreams back down to earth. As part of new marketing strategy, the men’s fragrance line…

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This year's flu vaccine is 62% effective

Jan 11, 2013
The flu's now widespread in 47 states.

Consumer Electronics Show wraps it up

Jan 11, 2013
And, contrary to reports, there's still plenty of life in the Las Vegas' annual tech extravaganza.

Oyler School minds its manners

Jan 11, 2013
Seniors at the Cincinnati school get a lesson in business etiquette as part of a mentoring program.
Raven Gribbins, left, gets a lesson in doing lunch from mentor Holly Gundrum at the Rock Bottom Brewery in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Amy Scott

Marketers turn to the 'final frontier'

Jan 11, 2013
Space is becoming a popular theme for advertisers.

Electronic health records aren't cutting costs so far

Jan 11, 2013
Clunky programs, high costs and incompatible systems are factors in failure to save billions.

FAA makes an 'unprecedented' announcement about Boeing

Jan 11, 2013
FAA won't ground the Boeing 787 Dreamliner but they will review the plane's construction.

Michigan injects politics into tourism slogan

Jan 11, 2013
“Pure Michigan” has been a popular tourism slogan. But the state is now using it to attract businesses by touting a new law that curbs union power.

Treasury pick Jack Lew and the future of the economy

Jan 11, 2013
The Weekly Wrap looks at what President Obama's Treasury Secretary pick indicates about the economic priorities in President Obama's second term, and what a trillion dollar coin says about how we run our economy.

The 787 Dreamliner was supposed to be the airplane of the future, but it looks like the Federal Aviation Administration will soon be bringing those dreams back down to earth. As part of new marketing strategy, the men’s fragrance line Axe is launching 22 consumers into space. Having doctors move paper records onto computers was supposed to save patients money — but that hasn’t been the case. Queena Kim reports from the Consumer Electronics Show about whether the death of CES has been greatly exaggerated. And Amy Scott continues her series on the Oyler School in Cincinnati, and how it is teaching its students about professional manners.

Music from the episode

Tight Times Jimmy McGriff
Kennedy Ratatat
Lower the Heavens The Donkeys
Miss Teardrop Felix Laband