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Sep 5, 2016

Marketplace for Monday, September 5, 2016

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We talked to a doctor that treated Mother Teresa and asked what it was like to tend to someone always tending to others; Marketplace's Amy Scott talks about the top issues to keep an eye on this school year; and why Obama's trip to Laos matters. 

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Without Trump, Taj Mahal workers face their fate

Sep 5, 2016
Workers at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City are on strike and the casino threatens to shut down.
The Trump Taj Mahal Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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Obama goes to Laos, a potential economic ally

Sep 5, 2016
It's the first visit of a sitting U.S. president to the landlocked nation
Obama is in town for the 28th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) hosted in Laos. 
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Mother (now Saint) Teresa was a terrible patient

Sep 5, 2016
Even saints need support staff. Reflections by one of Mother Teresa's doctors.
Dr. Patricia Aubanel Riedel was one of Mother Teresa's doctors during the last years of her life and now works at hospital that bears her name. 
Kimberly Adams/Marketplace

Top stories in education to start the school year

Sep 5, 2016
Charter schools, testing and free college are big topics as classes resume.
Testing is expected to be a big topic for this school year. 
Tim Boyle/Getty Images

It's a great year for ice cream

Sep 5, 2016
Ice cream got it's own museum and got political in 2016
Democratic presidential candidate, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton eats ice cream at Mikey Likes It ice cream on April 18, 2016 in New York City. 
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We talked to a doctor that treated Mother Teresa and asked what it was like to tend to someone always tending to others; Marketplace’s Amy Scott talks about the top issues to keep an eye on this school year; and why Obama’s trip to Laos matters. 

Music from the episode

The Ice Cream Man The Tornados
Inspector Norse Todd Terje
Cream On Chrome Ratatat
Outro Vulfpeck