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Oil companies say no to Venezuela

Scott Jagow | Jun 26, 2007
Today was the deadline for oil companies in Venezuela to hand over operations to President Hugo Chavez's government. Scott Jagow spoke with Reuters reporter Brian Ellsworth in Caracas about two U.S.-based companies' refusal to go along.

Wanted: Bilingual teachers

| Jun 26, 2007
While most kids are out of school for the summer, school administrators spend the time looking for teachers.And in Texas, bilingual teachers are in particularly short supply. Joy Diaz reports.
Posted In: Immigration, Jobs

So, what do you think?

Scott Jagow | Jun 26, 2007
Scott Jagow takes a look at some of the notes and comments we've received recently from listeners.

Fire retardants in your home and body

| Jun 26, 2007
Appliances and furniture in your house contain flame retardants. They can save your home and your life, but they might also pose a health risk. Sasha Aslanian reports.
Posted In: Health, Science

More help for Scott's mom

| Jun 26, 2007
A new magazine debuted today devoted to the $7 billion business of getting organized. When Scott Jagow heard about this, only one person came to mind: His mom.
Posted In: Books

'Sicko' could cure American apathy

| Jun 26, 2007
Michael Moore's latest film comes out this week, and commentator Jamie Court thinks it might provide the emotional kick in the pants Americans need to finally demand universal health care and put private insurers out of business.
Posted In: Entertainment, Health

Education gaps slow U.K. productivity

Stephen Beard | Jun 26, 2007
Britain has enjoyed huge economic gains lately, but a new survey says overall rates of illiteracy and poor math skills are dragging down how productive the nation's workforce can be. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

NYC tourism headed to China

Scott Tong | Jun 26, 2007
New York City has made the list. It's reached a deal to be added to a select group of U.S. tourism destinations allowed to promote themselves to Communist China's booming middle class. They have cash and they're ready to travel, Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Canada, New York, Travel

Full SEC board faces Capitol Hill grilling

Jeremy Hobson | Jun 26, 2007
It doesn't happen often, but for the first time in a decade, all five members of the SEC will walk the Hill to answer questions from Congress on hedge funds, executive pay and market oversight. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Investing, Washington

Seminoles plan global Hard Rock reach

Amy Scott | Jun 26, 2007
The Indian tribe bought the cafe, restaurant and hotel chain for close to $1 billion, and now has plans to take the franchise overseas to Europe, South America, China and India. Amy Scott reports.

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