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Controversy over UK super-casino

Stephen Beard | Aug 30, 2006
A public hearing opens in Britain today to decide who will run the UK's first Vegas-style casino. Controversial US billionaire Philip Anschutz is the frontrunner. Stephen Beard has the story.
Posted In: Canada

IMF to give China more power

Scott Tong | Aug 30, 2006
The International Monetary Fund is giving itself a makeover and one of the expected changes would give China more influence and voting power. And the Bush Administration is among those pushing for the change. Scott Tong tells us why.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Another Big Problem for BP

Hilary Wicai | Aug 29, 2006
The Feds have launched yet another investigation into BP, this time for manipulating oil and gas prices. Just two months ago, the oil giant was found guilty for manipulating the propane market. Hillary Wicai reports.

SAT scores drop dramatically

Steve Tripoli | Aug 29, 2006
The College Board released results showing the largest drop in SAT scores in 30 years. The test was longer the say. But critics argue that the drop exposes fundamental problems with the testing business itself. Steve Tripoli reports.

Health insurance system in trouble?

Helen Palmer | Aug 29, 2006
The Census Bureau released its annual report on wages, poverty and health insurance today. The number of uninsured Americans has gone up again, and many see that as evidence the system isn't working. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Give relief money to the people

| Aug 29, 2006
Commentator Ed Glaeser says one way to remove the bureaucratic red tape that's held up rebuilding efforts in the Gulf Coast is to distribute all of the relief money directly to the people affected.

Reinventing Biloxi

| Aug 29, 2006
Steven Smith of American RadioWorks returns to the rebuilt city of Biloxi, Mississippi and finds a very different economy — and not everyone can afford to live in the new Biloxi.

Whistleblower takes his case to YouTube

Jeff Tyler | Aug 29, 2006
A disgruntled engineer at Lockheed Martin went on YouTube.com to expose a series of security flaws in a $24 billion contract won by his company. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Washington

Migrant workers in China getting a voice

Jocelyn Ford | Aug 29, 2006
China's economic boom is built on the backs of 180 million farmers who've flocked to cities. Exploitation of this labor force has been widespread, but in recent years migrant workers have been getting a louder voice. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

Recovering from Katrina

| Aug 29, 2006
One year after Hurricane Katrina slammed the Gulf Coast, Stephen Smith looks at how the pace of reconstruction can differ <nobr>. . .</nobr> even in the same family.

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