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Missouri project will slow business traffic

| Jun 11, 2007
The Show Me state is spending half a billion dollars to rebuild a 10-mile stretch of I-64 in the heart of St. Louis. The project's so big it's causing some businesses to take their own detours. Tom Weber reports.
Posted In: Travel

A home with no footprint

Stephen Beard | Jun 11, 2007
British architects and builders have unveiled the nation's first carbon-neutral home. It's designed to emit no greenhouse gases and save a small fortune in energy bills. Stephen Beard reports.

This will be the summer of Bunco!

| Jun 11, 2007
Commentator Sandra Tsing Loh shares her latest obsession with a game that's gaining widespread popularity. It takes luck and absolutely no skill.
Posted In: Entertainment

Guardian service helps those without support

Alisa Roth | Jun 11, 2007
A New York nonprofit group is serving as a guardian for persons who for reasons of age, illness or disability can't care for themselves. It's good for the people — and the state, too. Alisa Roth reports.

LBO debt

Chris Farrell | Jun 11, 2007
There's been a lot of speculation in the papers the last several days that the recent rise in Treasury yields will cool down private equity...

What are Chinese Stocks Really Worth?

Chris Farrell | Jun 11, 2007
Domestic Chinese stocks trade at stratospheric price/earnings multiples. It's essentially a closed market to foreign buyers. There is a search on...

Housing slumps, but homes still pricey

Steve Tripoli | Jun 11, 2007
Stagnating wages combined with a growing number of house-hungry families could lead to a housing affordability challenge that could have ripple effects for the U.S. economy. Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Economy, Housing, Jobs

Citizen ethics panel to watch over Congress

| Jun 11, 2007
Advisors from outside Congress will be able to report potential violations to the House Ethics Committee. But critics say that without subpoena powers, the panel has no teeth. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Crime, Washington

Disappearing NHL seeks Slingbox boost

Janet Babin | Jun 11, 2007
Hardly anyone watched the Stanley Cup playoffs. Now the hockey league is hoping a high-tech method of posting Web video of live games can make its audience grow, online. Janet Babin reports.

Managing 'what's in it for me?' workers

Scott Jagow | Jun 11, 2007
Author Cam Marston's new book details how Baby Boom managers are having to deal with so-called New Millenials — young workers accustomed to praise who need more motivation to perform even simple job tasks.
Posted In: Books, Jobs