Marketplace PM for June 12, 2006
Jun 12, 2006

Marketplace PM for June 12, 2006

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Is Venice doomed to go under?

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Jun 12, 2006
Billions have been spent to save Venice from sinking into the sea. Now there's debate about whether it's worth all that money to save the storied city. Stephen Beard reports.

A new line for auto workers

Jun 12, 2006
The United Auto Workers president had a tough message for his union's members today: The auto industry is changing, and some of those changes won't benefit auto workers. John Dimsdale reports.

Libya could offer more than oil

Jun 12, 2006
The US has plans to remove Libya from its blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism and restore diplomatic relations. But, says writer and commentator Reza Aslan, we really need to help Libya diversify its economy.

Underdogs of war, part 2

Jun 12, 2006
Gone are the days when American soldiers cooked chow and did their own laundry. Now contractors in Iraq do those duties, and the workers come from all over the world. Ben Gilbert reports.

Options backdating probe grows

Jun 12, 2006
Monster joins a growing list of US companies whose stock option grants to senior executives are being investigated by the SEC. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace's Bob Moon about what's at issue.

Opening up records to police

Jun 12, 2006
A proposed law in Rhode Island would give police officers unrestricted access to phone and Internet records. Alisa Roth has the story.

Backing team Mexico

Jun 12, 2006
Many Americans are almost defiantly indifferent to the World Cup, leaving companies to aim their soccer marketing at fans of non-US teams. No. 1 on the list: Mexico. Nate DiMeo has the story.