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Repowering New Orleans

Dan Grech | Aug 28, 2006
Electric utility Entergy serves the Gulf Coast from Texas to Mississippi. Last year's hurricanes took out a huge chunk of the grid and destroyed nearly $2 billion in equipment. Can they repair in one year what it took decades to build? Dan Grech reports.

Surviving the summer

| Aug 28, 2006
Some New Orleans businesses that survived Hurricane Katrina may not make it through Louisiana's long, hot summer. Bill Zeeble reports.

Entergy employees return the favor

Dan Grech | Aug 28, 2006
After Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans' power company took pains to take care of its workforce. One year later, that loyalty is paying off. Dan Grech has the story.

Number of uninsured grows

Helen Palmer | Aug 28, 2006
The Census Bureau will release its latest snapshot of poverty, income and health insurance tomorrow. The numbers without health insurance are expected to rise sharply. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Economic worries report

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Aug 28, 2006
A survey of economists out today shows growing concern that terrorism could slow US economic growth. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Reinsurers stand to gain in weak hurricane season

Sarah Gardner | Aug 28, 2006
Companies that insure insurers could see major windfalls from post-Katrina rate adjustments. Sarah Gardner reports

Google fund?

| Aug 28, 2006
The Internet search giant has so many of its assets tied up in securities that government regulators have categorized it a mutual fund. Jason Paur explains.

Professional polish

| Aug 28, 2006
A New York City college has received a $2 million grant to help students master the etiquette of the business world. Amelia Templeton reports.

New bankruptcy law in China

Jocelyn Ford | Aug 28, 2006
China's getting a new bankruptcy law that will help it move closer to a market economy, but it won't be welcomed by workers. Jocelyn Ford explains.
Posted In: Canada

Criticizing the Fed

Stephen Beard | Aug 28, 2006
A senior central banker from Britain has criticized the way the US Federal Reserve measures inflation. He says it's a mistake to strip the price of energy out of the inflation figures. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada



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