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Marketplace PM for March 6, 2007
Mar 6, 2007

Marketplace PM for March 6, 2007

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Segments From this episode

Dividing up the Homeland Security pie

Mar 6, 2007
The Senate is considering different formulas for distributing Homeland Security funding. But regional squabbling threatens to derail plans to get a bill approved soon. John Dimsdale reports.

A day for the people's business

Mar 6, 2007
Town Meeting day has been a Vermont tradition. But attendance is down and the direct-democracy habit is fading. A bill in the state legislature hopes to revive the tradition. John Dillon reports.

Computer crime gets organized

Mar 6, 2007
A growing number of computer hackers are recruiting tech-savvy students and professionals to help them commit cyber-crimes. Steve Tripoli reports.

Give shareholders a voice on CEO pay

Mar 6, 2007
The way to control CEOs' excessive salaries and benefits is to give shareholders an advisory vote, says commentator Nell Minow.

Office rule: No assholes

Mar 6, 2007
You know those people in your office who love making your life miserable? Your boss? A co-worker? Author Bob Sutton says we should have a rule against them. They're bad for morale and business. He talks with Kai Ryssdal.

A little name-calling between giants

Mar 6, 2007
Microsoft's corporate counsel for copyright, trademark and trade secrets gave a speech in New York today, claiming Google has a cavalier attitude toward copyright. Alisa Roth reports.

Why is military hospital in sick shape?

Mar 6, 2007
President Bush announced his plans to investigate the problems at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Kai Ryssdal talks with expert Gordon Adams about some of the causes for those problems.

Worker productivity dips

Mar 6, 2007
Productivity is slowing, which means companies are getting less out of their workers. Kai Ryssdal gets a quick assessment on the economic significance from investment advisor Hugh Johnson.