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Medicare misinformation

Hilary Wicai | Jul 11, 2006
Government auditors find insurance companies give incorrect information about the new Medicare drug benefit program two-thirds of the time. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Health

Sobering news for wine industry

Stacey Vanek Smith | Jul 11, 2006
A new study finds global climate change could dry up the multi-billion-dollar US wine industry. Stacey Vanek-Smith has the story.

Electric car 2.0

Rachel Dornhelm | Jul 11, 2006
A group of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are looking to compete against traditional automakers in popularizing electric cars. Rachel Dormhelm reports.
Posted In: Science

Congress putting a stop to Internet gambling?

Hilary Wicai | Jul 11, 2006
This morning the House of Representatives starts debating a bill that would declare online gambling illegal. Of course, saying it and enforcing it are two different things. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Washington

New drugs could get a different test

Helen Palmer | Jul 10, 2006
The FDA may significantly change the way it allows drugs to be tested. Marketplace's Helen Palmer explains to host Kai Ryssdal what that change could mean for drug companies and consumers.
Posted In: Health

Who gets credit for projected smaller deficit?

Scott Tong | Jul 10, 2006
Tomorrow the White House is expected to announce the projected budget deficit will be $100 billion less than originally feared, because people paid way more in taxes than expected. But why? Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Economy, Washington

It's time to change nation's fiscal course

| Jul 10, 2006
Comptroller General of the United States David Walker has a warning for new Treasury Secy. Henry Paulson and his boss: Fix current economic policies or we're in for a lot of pain.
Posted In: Economy, Washington

Learning to hack for all the right reasons

Stephen Beard | Jul 10, 2006
This fall students in Britain will start on the country's first bachelor's degree that teaches them everything they need to know about cyber-crime. Stephen Beard reports.

A dwindling crop of migrant workers

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Jul 10, 2006
Get ready to pay more for your morning glass of O.J. Florida citrus growers are having problems finding enough workers to pick the fruit. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Looking for cash in keeping it clean

Steve Tripoli | Jul 10, 2006
A federal judge has ruled that services stripping naughty bits from films sold for home viewing violate copyright laws. Other entrepreneurs, however, are ready to tame your TV for profit. Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship