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Budding entrepreneurs

| Aug 15, 2006 today announced that 9-year-old Siena Jeakle of Seattle won its Best Lemonade Stand in America contest. They may not have won, but four New Jersey brothers think they've got the right stuff. Alex Goldmark has the story.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Moving on up

| Aug 15, 2006
Commentator David Wells looks at how middle class retirees have been able to move up to an upper-class lifestyle.

British airlines want reimbursement

Stephen Beard | Aug 15, 2006
Costs from long delays and cancelled flights are adding up and British airlines are calling for the UK's main airport operator to pay for some of the losses incurred. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Anti-smoking pill may be real deal

Helen Palmer | Aug 15, 2006
A report out today finds that a new drug called Chantix helps smokers kick the habit. The maker of the drug paid for the studies, but it's not necessarily a conflict of interest, reports Helen Palmer.
Posted In: Health

Investing in alternative energy

Sam Eaton | Aug 15, 2006
Second quarter investments in so-called clean technologies such as solar and biofuels have reached record levels. Analysts say it's just the beginning, Sam Eaton reports.

HealthSouth looking to rehabilitate

Rachel Dornhelm | Aug 15, 2006
HealthSouth's high-profile trial earned the company a spot next to Enron and WorldCom in the corporate fraud hall of fame. But unlike those companies, it has a plan to turn things around. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Welfare reform: Outcome unclear

Hilary Wicai | Aug 15, 2006
The Brookings Institution Monday released a report on the state of welfare reform 10 years later. Hillary Wicai gives us the highlights.
Posted In: Washington

Bird flu in Michigan

| Aug 15, 2006
The news that avian flu has turned up in some wild birds in Michigan isn't panicking that state's poultry farmers. At least not yet. Sarah Hulett reports.
Posted In: Health

Helping the Lebanese

Scott Jagow | Aug 15, 2006
The ceasefire in Lebanon has held for 30 hours now and people are turning their attention to aid. Host Scott Jagow talks to reporter Ben Gilbert in Beirut about how relief efforts are going.
Posted In: Canada

Anniversary of peace in Aceh

Jocelyn Ford | Aug 15, 2006
Today Indonesia marks the first anniversary of the peace agreement with separatist rebels in Aceh. But they have some complaints too. Jocleyn Ford reports
Posted In: Canada