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Heading back to Beirut

Scott Jagow | Aug 14, 2006
A UN ceasefire has, for now, ended five weeks of fighting between Israel and Hezbollah. The Lebanese people are trying to get back home, but there's an awful lot of damage. Host Scott Jagow talks to Ben Gilbert about the scene in Beirut.
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Brits ease security restrictions — a little

Stephen Beard | Aug 14, 2006
The British government has scaled down its terrorist threat assessment of British airports and eased some of the on-board security restrictions for passengers. Stephen Beard reports.
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Climate changes in China

Jocelyn Ford | Aug 14, 2006
China is cleaning up in the aftermath of the strongest typhoon to hit that country in half a century, and it isn't the only unusual weather affecting the country. Is there a pattern? Jocelyn Ford reports.

Amazon's next move

Scott Jagow | Aug 14, 2006
Any day now, Amazon is expected to launch yet another new service. Last month it started selling groceries. Then came rumors the company would offer music downloads. Now video? Amy Scott reports.

Foster's abandoning TV ads

Steve Tripoli | Aug 14, 2006
Shipments of Australia's signature beer have fallen 30 percent since 2000, so Foster's parent company is trying a new strategy to broaden appeal in the US. Steve Tripoli reports.
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Paying tuition in installments

| Aug 14, 2006
An increasing number of community college students are taking advantage of flexible payment plans in order to keep up with rising tuition costs. Charla Bear reports.

Straight Story: Interest Rates

| Aug 11, 2006
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. This week, the Federal Reserve decided not to raise interest rates for the 18th consecutive time. Chris offers his own pause.

Day in the Work Life: Bodyguard

| Aug 11, 2006
On this week's A Day In the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we protect our interests with a bodyguard.

Buzzword: Smart pig

| Aug 11, 2006
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Marketplace Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance: Smart pig. You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?

Mailbag for Friday, August 11, 2006

| Aug 11, 2006
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on investing online, finding a financial planner, and managing debt.

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