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Some businesses like the feel of SOX

Curt Nickisch | Jun 25, 2007
Many companies say they are burdened by Sarbanes-Oxley, which encourages corporate transparency and better financial accounting. But some businesses have found the act to be a good fit. Curt Nickisch reports.
Posted In: Crime

Running Rite Aid

Kai Ryssdal | Jun 25, 2007
Rite Aid's Mary Sammons has faced her share of challenges since joining the company. In Part 2 of our interview, Kai Ryssdal spoke to the CEO about the early days.
Posted In: Retail

Keeping it personal

Kai Ryssdal | Jun 25, 2007
Rite Aid's recent acquisition of 2,000 Brooks and Eckerd drugstores puts it in striking distance of rivals Walgreens and CVS. Kai Ryssdal sat down with CEO Mary Sammons to discuss the challenges of integrating all those stores.

Happy 100th bra-niversary

Lisa Napoli | Jun 25, 2007
It was June 1907 when the brassiere first hit fashion's main stage with a mention in Vogue. Since then it's matured from unmentionable to coffee table magazine fare -- and into a $14 billion business. Lisa Napoli has the story.

Murdoch's Dow dance nearing a climax?

| Jun 25, 2007
Other suitors have dropped out and Rupert Murdoch is mulling a $5-billion bid for the company that owns the Wall Street Journal. But the family owned newspaper is pushing for two board seats. Dan Sabbagh has the details.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Turn the (online) radio off

Jeff Tyler | Jun 25, 2007
Many online radio stations are suspending service tomorrow to protest new higher royalty rates. They say the dramatic fee increase will put some Internet DJs out of business, but the people collecting are singing a different tune. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Science

Too much credit

| Jun 25, 2007
You may not have heard of the Bank of International Settlements, but it's the world's most prestigious financial body and it's warning of a big credit bubble. Ambrose Evans-Pritchard of London's Daily Telegraph explains.
Posted In: Canada, Economy

Today MySpace, tomorrow Facebook?

Amy Scott | Jun 25, 2007
MySpace has long had a stranglehold on the online social networking community, but its grip might be loosening as Web trends change and challengers like Facebook come up with new tools to lure users away. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Science

Brazil stuck on the runway

Dan Grech | Jun 25, 2007
A work slowdown by Brazil's air traffic controllers demanding higher pay and better working conditions has meant lengthy delays for passengers on hundreds of flights. And those are the ones that finally got off the ground. Dan Grech has more.
Posted In: Canada, Travel

BP trying to get its image back online

Stephen Beard | Jun 25, 2007
British oil giant BP plans to restart oil production in Alaska today after cutting some output from its Prudhoe Bay field last week. The leak that sparked the shutdown was tiny, but BP's got more than pipelines to repair. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada