Dec 10, 2009

Marketplace for Thursday, December 10, 2009

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Marketplace for Thursday, December 10, 2009

Segments From this episode

Cleveland restaurants serve up success

Dec 10, 2009
Despite Cleveland's problems with foreclosures and poverty, restaurants keep opening up and prospering. Why? Dan Bobkoff reports.

New Peeps store gets hopping

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Dec 10, 2009
The maker of Peeps, those little marshmallow chicks and bunnies, is opening its first store near Washington, D.C. Sabri Ben-Achour reports.
Marshmallow Peeps are seen on display at McCaffrey's Supermarket April 18, 2003 in Southampton, Penn.
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China-Taiwan move to thaw relations

Dec 10, 2009
Officials from Taiwan and China are meeting to set up a new round of trade talks. Scott Tong reports on the diplomatic and economic thaw underway.

The atmosphere at Copenhagen

Dec 10, 2009
There's more going on at the Copenhagen climate conference than delegates sitting around talking about climate policy. European correspondent Stephen Beard discusses the details with Kai Ryssdal.

AT&T to iPhone users: Cut back on data!

Dec 10, 2009
Many people who use iPhones in dense cities like New York or San Francisco have experienced dropped calls. So AT&T has a plan to tackle the problem. You could call it the pretty-please approach to customer service. Stacey Vanek-Smith…
A man displays his iPhone
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House debates financial regulation bill

Dec 10, 2009
Fifteen months after Lehman Brothers collapsed there are still no new rules for the financial industry. But the bill for new regulations is finally on the House floor. Jeremy Hobson reports.

Lack of funding holds up probe of blasts

Dec 10, 2009
There have been two industrial accidents in Texas recently, but the board in charge of looking at these incidents isn't investigating either one. Why? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Music from the episode

A Marshmallow World Jessica Martin & Mark Steyn
Grazing In The Grass Hugh Masekela
Borderline, Baby The Dylan Group
Where Do I Begin The Chemical Brothers