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Are dairy farmers milking consumers?

Dan Grech | May 19, 2008
Like gas, the price of milk is at about $4 a gallon, and the U.S. government suspects price fixing might be to blame. Dan Grech reports why the Department of Agriculture thinks the Dairy Farmers of America may be spoiling themselves.
Posted In: Retail

Getting Personal

Chris Farrell and Tess Vigeland | Aug 22, 2008
Chris Farrell and Tess Vigeland give advice to someone dealing with a fiery homeowners association, and a couple investing in renewable energy.
Posted In: Housing, Investing

Emergency plans born from disaster

| Aug 22, 2008
So how do prepare your finances for an emergency? Tess Vigeland asked some of the folks she talked to in New Orleans what they learned and what advice they have for you.
Posted In: Housing

Just how rich are these candidates?

Steve Henn | Aug 22, 2008
McCain has seven homes. Obama has one, but it's worth more than a million. Does that mean they're rich? Steve Henn reports on where the presidential candidates fall on a scale of American wealth.
Posted In: Housing

Best Western fights potential ID thefts

Stephen Beard | Aug 25, 2008
British press reports say hackers penetrated Best Western's European online reservation system late last week and stole names and credit card details. But Stephen Beard reports damage control is underway.
Posted In: Crime, Internet

Teen finds sushi fraud using DNA tests

| Aug 22, 2008
Recent high school grad Kate Stoeckle and her friend Louisa Strauss made headlines by finding something fishy on their sushi plates. Kai Ryssdal talks to the Manhattan teen.
Posted In: Food, Science

Tab for the uninsured keeps rising

Renita Jablonski | Aug 25, 2008
A study out this morning says the U.S. government would have to pay $123 billion to provide for all the uninsured nationwide. Renita Jablonski reports what uninsured Americans will spend out of pocket this year.
Posted In: Health

Repopulating New Orleans

Tess Vigeland | Aug 15, 2008
To rebuild a city, you have to know who's back and who's not. Tess Vigeland talks to New Orleans demographer Allison Plyer about the state of the Crescent City three years after Hurricane Katrina.

Fay not moving in on oil production

Dan Grech | Aug 18, 2008
Tropical Storm Fay has encouraged Shell to remove hundreds of workers from oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico. But Dan Grech reports that oil production has not been affected so far, according to energy firms.
Posted In: Oil

Playing for time, praying for change

| Aug 25, 2008
Last week, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said the bailout of Bear Stearns might've set a dangerous precedent. Allan Sloan from Fortune Magazine tells Scott Jagow why he calls the Fed's strategy "play and pray."



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