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When life gives you lava . . .

| Oct 18, 2006
The bustling town of Goma, Congo was devastated several years ago when a volcano erupted and engulfed the town in lava. But residents there have found an economic silver lining, Suzanne Marmion reports.
Posted In: Canada

Dial-a-translator

Rachel Dornhelm | Oct 18, 2006
A new business service marketed squarely at immigrants launched today in San Francisco: It's an over-the-phone translation service for non-English-speaking consumers. Rachel Dornhelm has the 411.
Posted In: Immigration

Hawaii protects its image

Dan Grech | Oct 18, 2006
Tourism officials in Hawaii are kicking off a new campaign to promote the islands. They're hoping to counter the images of destruction from this past weekend's 6.2 earthquake. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Travel

Stuyvesant Towners movin' out?

| Oct 18, 2006
A big developer purchased Stuyvesant Town yesterday for a whopping $5.4 billion. Alex Goldmark looks at what's next for Manhattan's last bastion of middle class housing.
Posted In: Housing, New York

EU cutting its electric bill

Kyle James | Oct 18, 2006
The EU is set to put stringent new energy efficiency targets in place for consumer products — and the new rules could have major repercussions for businesses worldwide. Kyle James reports.
Posted In: Canada

No kidding: Jobs attract immigrants

Dan Grech | Oct 18, 2006
A new study out today finds that the U.S. appetite for low-wage workers is a powerful magnet attracting immigrants. So just how much more are they making here? Dan Grech has details.
Posted In: Immigration

Goodbye insulin shots

Rachel Dornhelm | Oct 18, 2006
Merck has received FDA approval to market a new diabetes drug that could relegate insulin injections to the history books. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Health

Inflation watch, day two

John Dimsdale | Oct 18, 2006
Investors are holding their collective breath to see whether consumer price figures released today add to or ease inflation fears stirred by yesterday's wholesale numbers. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Economy

Radical change on Afghanistan's airwaves

Miranda Kennedy | Oct 18, 2006
There's been a cultural revolution in Afghanistan's radio and TV programming since the fall of the Taliban five years ago — and advertisers there are loving it. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada

Global warming? No. Carbon tax? Yes.

| Oct 18, 2006
Commentator David Frum argues you don't have to believe in human-induced global warming to support a tax on carbon dioxide.

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