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What makes a boss a boss?

| Oct 3, 2006
The long-awaited "Kentucky River" ruling was reached today: Workers permanently assigned as shift supervisors count as management — which means no rights to union representation. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Americans spending much more on housing

Hilary Wicai | Oct 3, 2006
The Census Bureau's latest stats on housing costs show that in almost every state people are spending a bigger chunk of their incomes on their homes. Hillary Wicai reports.

Should have reviewed the employee handbook . . .

Dan Grech | Oct 3, 2006
The Miami Herald's publisher has resigned in a controversy over journalistic ethics and politics — sort of. The breach wasn't his, but he says he failed to effectively communicate the newspaper's policies. Dan Grech reports.

Another big delay for Airbus

Kai Ryssdal | Oct 3, 2006
EADS has confirmed that delivery of its flagship Airbus A380 will be delayed until the second half of 2007. Host Kai Ryssdal talks with Financial Times reporter Doug Cameron about the possible consequences.
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Online gaming ban doesn't go far enough

| Oct 3, 2006
Internet gambling can be a big problem for the people doing the gambling. Commentator and professional gambler Lee Aaron Blair says the bill Congress just passed is only a good first step.

Five weeks, $1 billion 'til Election Day

Kai Ryssdal | Oct 3, 2006
Political candidates around the nation will collectively spend about <nobr>$1 billion</nobr> now through Nov. 7 &mdash; on top of the $1 billion they've already spent. Kai Ryssdal talks with Jordan Lieberman of Campaigns and Elections magazine about where the money's going.

The cost of caring for elderly parents

| Oct 3, 2006
Baby Boomers started turning 60 this year. Millions will face expensive retirement and healthcare issues, but many are already making major sacrifices to care for their elderly parents. Apryl Lundsten reports.

More than one way to acquire new readers

| Oct 3, 2006
With fewer people reading traditional newspapers, publishers have been forced to look for ways to reach out to new audiences. One newspaper in Florida recently bought a new audience. Lyn Millner has the story.

About that oil price conspiracy . . .

| Oct 3, 2006
Humorist Tim Bedore looks at conspiracy theories that the GOP is behind the recent drop in gas prices.

FCC reconsiders media mergers

Sarah Gardner | Oct 3, 2006
The Federal Communications Commission convenes a public hearing in Los Angeles today as part of efforts to revise rules over media consolidation in local markets.

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