Takeouts: Bank of America’s PR gambit, college basketball’s Big East tournament

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FINANCIAL TAKEOUT: Bank of America offered an unexpected olive branch to its millions of debit card users when they announced a plan to do away with all debit card overdraft fees. But is this public relations gambit enough to improve the bank’s public image? We talk with Louise Story, finance reporter for our partner The New York Times, who brings us details from an article in today’s paper.

SPORTS TAKEOUT: The Big East tournament holds many of the major players in college basketball, and yesterday St. John’s beat UCONN handily. Ibrahim Abdul-Matin joins us to take a closer look at the Big East.

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