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House investigators fired

John Dimsdale | Oct 20, 2006
The House Appropriations Committee has shut down its team of investigators. They specialized in exposing fraudulent government spending. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Not what he dreamed of

Kai Ryssdal | Oct 20, 2006
Charles McPhee turned his curiousity about dreams into a personality seven years ago. He called himself the Dream Doctor and started hosting a call-in radio show. But back in May callers started asking about something else. Kai Ryssdal reports.
Posted In: Health

Real estate's booming in Berlin

Ethan Lindsey | Oct 20, 2006
Faced with a $77 billion debt, Berlin's leaders are selling off public assets and privatizing public housing. And that's attracting some unusual buyers. Ethan Lindsey reports.
Posted In: Canada

Care at home

| Oct 20, 2006
Seniors face rising health care costs, but there's no place like home for lower medical bills. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Retirement

Educating Rico: Audit or treat?

| Oct 20, 2006
Associate Producer Rico Gagliano is back with another installment of our series, Educating Rico. In the week's episode, he confronts a taxpayer's worst nightmare . . . just in time for Halloween.
Posted In: Taxes

It's hockey season!

Scott Jagow | Oct 20, 2006
The lockout is history and fans are back, but hockey still has a lot of room to grow. Host Scott Jagow talks with NHL commissioner Gary Bettman about efforts to grow the sport beyond its traditional fan base.
Posted In: Sports

Expanding the Panama Canal

Lisa Napoli | Oct 20, 2006
Host Lisa Napoli talks to journalist Lucy Conger about Panama's upcoming referendum on widening its famed canal to accommodate bigger cargo ships — and how it could impact U.S. trade.

China stops bank transfers to North Korea

Ruth Kirchner | Oct 20, 2006
In a clear sign that China is prepared to increase pressure on Kim Jong Il to halt North Korea's nuclear program, some Chinese banks have stopped financial transfers to the isolated country. Ruth Kirchner reports.
Posted In: Canada

Big beer pimpin' Jay-Z

Jeff Tyler | Oct 20, 2006
Brewer Anheuser-Busch has tapped rapper Jay-Z to help market its new Bud Select brand beer. And he's going to be involved as more than just a celebrity frontman, Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

Two down, one big win to go for Spitzer

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Oct 20, 2006
New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer won two big legal victories yesterday. It's good news for a man who's hoping to be New York's next governor, Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

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