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Kai reads your letters on Marketplace's stories on Hefty's marketing of black garbage bags, the social-networking browser RockMelt and his interview with Haitian author Edwidge Danticat.
Many Irish job seekers are looking for job opportunities abroad, as the Irish economy lays in shambles. Reporter Anne-Marie McNernery talks to some Irish expats in Canada about their decision to leave Ireland.
New York City schools chief Joel Klein is stepping down to work for the world's biggest media company -- Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation. His replacement as schools chancellor? A media exec, Cathleen Black, the head of Hearst Magazines and former publisher of USA Today. Sarah Gardner reports.
Ahead of the G20 summit, President Obama wrote to world leaders, telling them, basically, not to hate the U.S. and saying that everybody needs to work together to balance global growth. The letter followed some sharp criticism in recent days from countries like Germany, Brazil and China. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
It seems like everyone's talking about salt these days, and not just any salt -- sea salt. The condiment is perceived to be healthier than your basic table salt, and Wendy's is about to add it to its new kind of fries. Jennifer Collins reports on what the craze is all about.
Rolls-Royce faced another obstacle today when oil stains were found on one of its Airbus A-380 engines. With the company only sharing about half of the engine-making market, this could mean big news for its U.S. competitors. Bob Moon reports.
Marketplace for Wednesday, November 10, 2010