Marketplace for Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Feb 24, 2016

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Water cut-offs are impacting mobile home renters in Ohio; how the instant delivery business is growing; and an interview with the man behind CBS' "The Big Bang Theory"

Segments From this episode

What's driving home improvement sales

Feb 24, 2016
Lowe's and Home Depot have released better than expected earnings.
Customers shop for home improvement products at a Home Depot store.
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Some millennials think cereal is too inconvenient for breakfast

Feb 24, 2016
According to the New York Times, 40 percent of millennials said it is an inconvenient choice because they had to clean up
Apparently the clean up isn't worth it.
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Chuck Lorre on creating TV sitcoms

Feb 24, 2016
Lorre's CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory will air its 200th episode on Feb. 25th
Writer/producer Chuck Lorre attends the Inside 'The Big Bang Theory' Writer's Room panel during Comic-Con International 2015.
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Same-day delivery services vying to change your habits

Feb 24, 2016
The local delivery scene is getting crowded, even though companies struggle
Whole Foods is reportedly investing in delivery service Instacart. 
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Mobile home park residents see erratic water service

Feb 24, 2016
Ohio mobile home park resident said water routinely turned off without notice
One study found that mobile home park residents are more than three times as likely as others to  experience at least one water outage a year. 
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The high cost of environmental disasters

Feb 24, 2016
In November, the worst mining disaster in Brazil's history killed 17 people.
Protestors stand amidst muddy water which they spashed at the entrance to Vale headquarters. The sign reads "How much does a life cost?'
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Zika mosquitoes were under control ... until they weren't

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Feb 24, 2016
Eradication efforts have come and gone, and so has success
An Aedes Aegypti mosquito is photographed on human skin in a lab in Colombia. 
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Facebook gets emotional with its "Like" button

Feb 24, 2016
All you wanted was a Dislike button... but no.
Apparently the clean up isn't worth it.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Water cut-offs are impacting mobile home renters in Ohio; how the instant delivery business is growing; and an interview with the man behind CBS’ “The Big Bang Theory”

Music from the episode

California DJ Quik Featuring AMG
Mercury The One AM Radio
Big Bang Theory Theme Barenaked Ladies