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Simon Property, the nation's largest shopping mall operator, made a $10 billion bid for bankrupt rival General Growth Properties. If the deal goes through, Simon would own a third of the shopping malls in America. Brett Neely reports.
The Obama administration is spending billions to bring high-speed Internet access to every corner of the country. But the Commerce Department says not everyone wants it. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Madonna is reportedly in talks to license her name for a fashion line to be sold at Macy's. Rico Gagliano reports she's one of the biggest in a long line of celebrities to dive into the fashion world.
With flying beads and frozen daiquiris, Mardi Gras doesn't exactly scream family-friendly. But one man is trying to change that impression. David Weinberg reports.
The clean up in Haiti has only just started and aid is continuing to pour in. But for some immigrant communities in the U.S., the continuing appeals for help hit harder. Sally Herships reports.
Kai Ryssdal reviews what listeners had to say about stories involving underemployment, Robert Reich's commentary on insurer Anthem, what airlines charge us, and a lesson in the perils of covering the economy.
Marketplace for Tuesday, February 16, 2010
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