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My Bag, BFF for Another Week...

Tess Vigeland | Sep 21, 2007
My Best Friend the Bag -- with me until the end of the Trash Challenge......

Rousing Senegal from 'European dream'

| Sep 21, 2007
Every year, thousands of Senegalese die trying to immigrate to Spain illegally. But the Spanish government is hoping a million-dollar ad campaign will make them think twice about taking the risky voyage.
Posted In: Immigration

Slow goings for network TV

| Sep 21, 2007
The fall TV season has started and ratings across the board are low. Doug Krizner talks to Variety's Mike Speier about which network's in the best position, and which may be in trouble.
Posted In: Entertainment

$1 billion is no longer rich

Jill Barshay | Sep 21, 2007
Forbes has released its annual list of the 400 richest Americans -- and this year, some of the usual suspects have been demoted. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Economy, Entertainment

Qatar and Dubai race for London

Stephen Beard | Sep 21, 2007
Qatar is trying to catch up with Dubai's Nasdaq deal and establish itself as the financial center in the Middle East. The battle is being fought over a stake in the London Stock Exchange. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Good business is an art

Lisa Napoli | Sep 21, 2007
Musuems across the country are hungry for curators who can successfully balance a knowledge of art with a knack for fundraising. Lisa Napoli reports those types are not easy to find.
Posted In: Charity

British market open to Middle East

Bob Moon and Stephen Beard | Sep 21, 2007
Dubai and rival Qatar are both taking their business to Britain to expand their markets. Bob Moon discusses the country's welcome mat to the Middle East with Stephen Beard.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Which subprime fix will hit home?

Jeff Tyler | Sep 21, 2007
The White House, the Federal Reserve and Congress all have a plan to get us out of the subprime mess. Jeff Tyler goes over a few of the proposals to see which ones might stick.
Posted In: Economy, Housing

Powerhouses stumble on level field

Kai Ryssdal | Sep 20, 2007
Prestigious college football programs at Notre Dame, Michigan and UCLA have gotten off to rough starts this season with surprising losses to seemingly lesser schools. Our analyst Ed Derse says the business side of the sport might be adding a little parity to the game.
Posted In: Sports

Children's med plan has healthy support

John Dimsdale | Sep 20, 2007
President Bush called on Congress to extend the State Children's Health Insurance Program -- but with far less money than Congress wants to spend. John Dimsdale reports a big expansion in the program has significant support from the business community.
Posted In: Health


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