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Marketplace for Monday, July 1, 2013
Jul 1, 2013

Marketplace for Monday, July 1, 2013

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European leaders are upset with the U.S. over allegations that it spied on its European allies. Discussions of an EU-U.S. trade pact that are due to start soon could be threatened. Plus, the high heat in the Western U.S. means many economic challenges.

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Local newspapers are dead; long live local TV

Jul 1, 2013
The Tribune Co. has agreed to pay $2.7 billion for 19 local TV stations.
Pedestrians walk by the Tribune Tower, headquarters of the Tribune Company on June 7, 2012 in Chicago, Ill.
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High temps hurt economy, outside of Death Valley

Jul 1, 2013
What’s the temperature tolerance to fly a plane? At what degree point does the power grid start shutting down?

Tornado watch: Revisiting Oklahoma's tragedy

Jul 1, 2013
Checking in on a small business owner who lost her office in the tornado that hit Moore, Okla.

Lumber mills buzzing again in Louisiana

Jul 1, 2013
Louisiana manufacturers that produce lumber plan to reopen and expand factories, as nationwide housing market shows steady recovery.

Egyptian protests hurt small businesses

Jul 1, 2013
Egyptian business owners are hurting -- especially those who depend on tourist income.

Europe angry about spying -- but enough to jeopardize a trade pact?

Jul 1, 2013
Recent revelations about the U.S. bugging European embassies have left some EU lawmakers furious -- apparently. But some argue that eavesdropping is ubiquitous and say that all will be forgotten in the cause of free trade.

James Patterson books continue to pile up

Jul 1, 2013
James Patterson releases his 108th and 109th book and has no plans to slow down.

Happy trails, J.J. Yore

Jul 1, 2013
This final note about the production credits you hear every Friday on this program. They’re gonna be different this week. You won’t hear me say, right at the very end: J.J. Yore is the vice president and general manager. After 25 years at Marketplace, J.J.’s leaving the company today, officially.  He was here at the […]

European leaders are upset with the U.S. over allegations that it spied on its European allies. Discussions of an EU-U.S. trade pact that are due to start soon could be threatened. Plus, the high heat in the Western U.S. means many economic challenges.

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