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Obese passengers who can't fit into their assigned seats on United Airlines flights will now be required to buy a second ticket -- even if there's an open seat. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Six months ago people in Youngstown, Ohio, were abuzz about the Chevy Cruze being built in a nearby plant. Marketplace's Amy Scott checks in to see how residents are coping now that GM is near bankruptcy and the unemployment rate is nearing 14%.
With Goldman Sachs joining the ranks of banks that want to return their TARP funds, some are wondering if the Obama administration's banking policy is working. Commentator David Frum says it depends on which policy you're talking about.
Some Indians are hoping a politician named Mayawati will be elected their prime minister. As a Dalit -- the lowest of Indian castes -- her rise may give others hope. But most people of that social level are still struggling. Rico Gagliano reports.
Marketplace for Wednesday, April 15, 2009