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Quality is up at mid-priced hotels

| Jul 13, 2007
Hotel chains are doing a lot more to attract your business these days. With competition heating up, they're investing in things like flatscreen TVs and MP3 players to entice you to stay. Alex Goldmark checks in.
Posted In: Travel

Week on Wall Street

Bob Moon | Jul 13, 2007
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson talks with host Bob Moon about Wall Street's big week and what may lie ahead.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

This trend doesn't come cheap

Youth Radio | Jul 13, 2007
The new brand A Bathing Ape is the latest fashion craze for urban teens. Youth Radio's Ayesha Walker loves to shop, but she's not so hot on the high price for a hooded sweatshirt, and the fact that kids wearing them are targeted for theft.
Posted In: Retail

A French revolution on two wheels

| Jul 13, 2007
Paris is launching one of the the biggest city bike networks the world has ever seen. For a small fee, Parisians will be able to borrow a bicycle at one of 750 stations around the city. John Laurenson went for a ride.

I'm Back. Plus, Some Thoughts on Taxes

Chris Farrell | Jul 13, 2007
Okay, I'm back. It will take me some time to catch up. There's lots to talk about....

Island shopping

| Jul 13, 2007
You know you've always wanted your own private island escape. Turns out there are plenty of these jewels for sale... and you only have to be moderately wealthy to afford them. Chana Joffe-Walt checks out some property off the Seattle coast.
Posted In: Housing

The Return of the 3D Movie!

Jill Barshay | Jul 13, 2007
Filmgoers can expect to see more of this throwback to the 1950s coming out of Hollywood. The glasses are still goofy but the technology is all grown up, and studio execs expect audiences will keep paying more for the improved experience. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

Hollywood's recalculating residuals

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Jul 13, 2007
The big movie and TV studios wants to come up with a new formula for how residuals are paid to writers, actors and directors get when their work is rebroadcast, but they could have a big fight on their hands. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Jobs

Ecospot: Shoot an ad, win a hybrid

Dan Grech | Jul 13, 2007
Al Gore is following up on his global rock concert with a new contest to create ads raising awareness of climate change. And the YouTube generation is welcome to join in on the fun. Dan Grech reports.

British judges are wiggin' out

Scott Jagow | Jul 13, 2007
A ruling this week in the U.K. removes the centuries-old tradition of judges and lawyers wearing wing collars and horse-hair wigs in non-criminal cases. It'll save the government a bundle, but it's a harsh sentence for blokes in the legalwear business.
Posted In: Canada, Crime