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Baby Boomers start truckin'

| Oct 10, 2006
The trucking industry is in the middle of its worst labor shortage ever. As companies hone their recruiting efforts, they're focusing on one group of potential truckers: Baby Boomers. Martha Woodroof tells us it could be a match made in economic heaven.

Pain in the mouth

| Oct 10, 2006
As our Real Agenda series continues, book store clerk Moira Manion describes what she went through when it became clear she needed pricey dental work.

Wall Street looks at Q3

| Oct 10, 2006
The third-quarter earnings season begins in earnest today. Nancy Marshall Genzer looks at who will be grabbing the headlines.
Posted In: Wall Street

A happy marriage for YouTube and Google

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Oct 10, 2006
With Google's $1.6 billion purchase of YouTube, the online video market has hit the big-time. And each company has something the other one needs, Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Science

Time for Airbus to get leaner, meaner

| Oct 10, 2006
With the resignation of its CEO and continued problems for the A380, you might think Airbus is headed for disaster. But it could be poised to hunker down and reinvent as rival Boeing did years ago. Jason Paur reports.
Posted In: Canada

New book from ousted HP CEO

Rachel Dornhelm | Oct 10, 2006
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina's book hits stores shelves today. With HP all over headlines, the timing couldn't be better. The book's add more details to the story, Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Getting business to embrace renewable energy

Sam Eaton | Oct 10, 2006
Gas prices are up, gas prices are down — but where does that leave alternative energy technology? As Sam Eaton reports, a lot would have to change to make alternative fuels economically viable.

New child labor law in India

Miranda Kennedy | Oct 10, 2006
Starting today, India implements a law that forbids children under the age of 14 from working in homes or restaurants. Miranda Kennedy looks at whether the new law will have an impact on the practice of hiring kids.
Posted In: Canada

Imclone chief resigns

Scott Tong | Oct 10, 2006
Drug maker Imclone is back in the news. Chairman David Kies quit this morning over an ugly board fight involving activist investor and board member Carl Icahn. Scott Tong has the story.

Can North Korea be dissuaded?

Kai Ryssdal | Oct 9, 2006
Host Kai Ryssdal speaks with Mike Chinoy of the Pacific Council for International Policy about the economic implications of North Korea's nuclear testing claims — and whether economic sanctions might work.
Posted In: Canada