Al Roker Launches a First and Over 101K People Help Set a Record on the Latest BizWireTV
Close to 102 thousand people pack into a Texas stadium, Canada has a new exchange to trade on, and a 3D printer hits a milestone on the latest episode of BizWireTV – now featuring the Top Five Most-Shared Stories of the Week.
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