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Nice package for UPS pilots

| Aug 31, 2006
UPS has reached a new contract deal with its cargo plane pilots. The terms include higher hourly pay and a better healthcare package, making UPS's fliers some of the best-paid around. Nancy Marshall-Genzer reports.

American Dream is dead

| Aug 31, 2006
The proverbial "American Dream" has it that anyone can achieve a better life through hard work and determination. But writer and commentator Clive Crook argues that meritocracy has long been dead in this country.

Targeting kids on BusRadio

| Aug 31, 2006
About half of children in the U.S. rely on buses to get to school. So a new company in Massachusetts is hoping to convert that daily commute into a lucrative marketing scheme. Producer Ian Gray brings us the story.

Lebanon's brain drain

| Aug 31, 2006
The latest fighting between Israel and Hezbollah has sent many Lebanese fleeing the country to seek a better life abroad — and they're not just white-collar professionals. Ben Gilbert reports.
Posted In: Canada

Bringing back The New Orleans Tribune

Brian Watt | Aug 31, 2006
Publisher Beverly McKenna of New Orleans' African American newspaper talks about the challenges of coming back after Katrina.

Andre Agassi's legacy

Brian Watt | Aug 31, 2006
Host Brian Watt and business of sports expert David Carter look at the legacy of Andre Agassi, both as tennis star and marketing icon.
Posted In: Sports

H&R Block pays price for risky lending

Bob Moon | Aug 31, 2006
Discount financial services provider H&R Block will report its quarterly earnings today. In the minus column: a $102 million loss for its home-lending business. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Immigration crackdown biting into apple industry?

| Aug 31, 2006
Washington is the nation's largest apple producer, and growers there are facing a labor shortage. Not enough workers to get the fruit off the trees. It could mean trouble for the billion-dollar industry. Jason Paur reports.

Retail sales figures out today

| Aug 31, 2006
Major retailers report their August sales figures today. Nancy Marshall Genzer tells us what to expect.
Posted In: Economy

California going greener

Jeff Tyler | Aug 31, 2006
A bill lands on the desk of California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger today requiring the Golden State to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. Jeff Tyler reports.

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