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Marketplace for Monday, May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

Marketplace for Monday, May 9, 2016

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West Virginia's primary is around the corner, and it's stirred up questions about the state's coal mining industry; Kai discusses Donald Trump's stance on the country's economic debt; and the competitive business of Hollywood bus tours. 

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Coal mining jobs in West Virginia aren't coming back

May 9, 2016
Neither politicians nor policies can undo what the market's done to coal.
West Virginia's primary is Tuesday. Hillary Clinton has said, "We're going to put a lot of coal miners out of business." Donald Trump promised, "We're going to put the miners back to work." Above, signs at a Charleston, West Virginia, rally on Thursday.

 
BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

The hyper-competitive Hollywood tour industry

May 9, 2016
Dozens of tour operators fight for tourist dollars.
Tourists on Hollywood Boulevard taking photos outside of of sightseeing buses. 
Adriene Hill/Marketplace

The Sound Bite: Trump on debt

May 9, 2016
Breaking down what he had to say about debt and printing money
 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during his rally at the Charleston Civic Center on Thursday in Charleston, West Virginia. 
Mark Lyons/Getty Images

Wall Street picks Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump ... so far

May 9, 2016
A look at where Wall Street made the most political donations.

The high price of North Carolina's transgender bathroom bill

May 9, 2016
The state could lose more than $4.5 billion in federal funding, a UCLA report estimates.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch takes questions after announcing federal action against North Carolina because of its bathroom bill on Monday.
Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Driver background checks, bison and Budweiser’s new patriotic campaign for America

May 9, 2016
In Monday’s final note, we give you three for the price of one.
Budweiser America Credit: Alcohol Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau

West Virginia’s primary is around the corner, and it’s stirred up questions about the state’s coal mining industry; Kai discusses Donald Trump’s stance on the country’s economic debt; and the competitive business of Hollywood bus tours.