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This protest brought to you by Miller beer

| Sep 1, 2006
Attendees to a series of immigrant rights marches in Chicago this weekend will find out that Miller Brewing is a sponsor. From Chicago Public Radio, Mike Rhee has the story.

A search Google's got a problem with

Janet Babin | Sep 1, 2006
In its fight against hate crimes and child porn, Brazil's government wants Google to turn over information on users of its Orkut website. Google says no. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Canada

Union tries to get organized with day laborers

Rachel Dornhelm | Sep 1, 2006
Many rank-and-file members of the AFL-CIO question why their union is pushing for legalization for undocumented day laborers. But proponents say the move is a sign of things to come. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Presidential election has Mexico in gridlock

Dan Grech | Sep 1, 2006
With a partial recount due next week, it seems certain that conservative presidential candidate Felipe Calderon will take office. His opponent, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, has vowed to create a parallel government. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Canada

Week on Wall Street

Scott Jagow | Sep 1, 2006
Host Scott Jagow checks in with Dallas stockbroker David Johnson about the week that was and what might lie ahead in the markets.
Posted In: Wall Street

Repair shops sync up with broken iPods

| Sep 1, 2006
Some entrepreneurs have come up with New York's latest cottage industry — iPod repair shops. Adam Allington reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Latest economic indicator: No spin

| Sep 1, 2006
Commentator and humorist Tim Bedore says journalists are always swallowing the spin that politicians put on economic news. So he's coming up with his own "No-Spin Zone."

Working for vacation

| Sep 1, 2006
Put away the beach towel and the picnic basket. Summer is over. But that doesn't mean your vacation has to end. Amy Scott reports on the tricks to getting more time off.
Posted In: Jobs

How to enjoy your long weekend

| Sep 1, 2006
As many of us head into a long Labor Day weekend, commentator Joe Robinson points out that fun and relaxation can't be considered items on a to-do list.

Introducing the sonar parking meter

| Sep 1, 2006
There's a new breed of parking meter out there — but beware, it's designed to squeeze more money out of motorists. Stuart Cohen has the story.
Posted In: Science