Marketplace PM for February 7, 2007
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From the head of NBC bashing YouTube to Amazon selling movies through TiVo, old media are still adapting to new technologies. Kai Ryssdal discusses the ongoing download battle with Marketplace's Bob Moon.
In Los Angeles, gangs are no longer just an inner-city problem. A summit of police and community leaders is taking a look at the costs to businesses and taxpayers. Jeff Tyler reports.
The Electric Power Supply Association joined a growing list of corporate groups calling for federal caps on greenhouse gas emissions. Sam Eaton reports on why CO2 regulations are becoming more widely endorsed.
The rising cost of health insurance is creating some strange bedfellows. Today, Wal-Mart CEO Lee Scott stood beside labor union representatives advocating approaches they could all live with. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Indonesia has decided to send its bird flu virus samples to a drug company instead of the World Health Organization to develop a vaccine. Some researchers are worried, as Helen Palmer reports.
Congress failed to pass several bills restricting foreign investment after the United Arab Emirates tried to purchase the Dubai Ports. Kai Ryssdal reviews the compromise on foreign deals the House is now considering.
When the coal mines near Canada's east coast closed, miners found work in Alberta's Oil Sands 3,000 miles away. Phonse Jessome reports on the impact the western Canadian industry has on one small eastern town.