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Steroid scandal may be out of juice

Bob Moon | Mar 1, 2007
Last year, alleged steroid abuse overshadowed Barry Bonds' career. But as Major League Baseball's spring training rolls out for 2007, do people still care? Bob Moon talks to our business of sports analyst Diana Nyad.
Posted In: Sports

He's dead, but still poppin'

| Mar 1, 2007
ConAgra foods has resurrected Orville Redenbacher to once again get sales of his famous popcorn rising. Chicago Public Radio's Mike Rhee explains why some have been left with a bad taste in their mouth.

Fast food fight in Britain

Stephen Beard and Scott Jagow | Mar 1, 2007
McDonald's was none too happy after Prince Charles reportedly called for a ban on the fast food burger giant, but it has found an unlikely champion in the fallout.
Posted In: Canada, Health

Dodgers to slide spring training to Arizona

| Mar 1, 2007
The Los Angeles Dodgers plan to move their training camp from Vero Beach, Florida to Glendale, Arizona in 2009 — and it's probably a smart business move from any seat in the stands says David Carter.
Posted In: Sports

World markets still on a wild ride

| Mar 1, 2007
Markets from Wall Street to Europe to Brazil continue to yo-yo, following sharp declines in Asia. But analysts say our economic numbers are good — as is the sign that we keep bouncing back from the drops.
Posted In: Canada, Wall Street

Nope...even thinner than that

| Mar 1, 2007
Scientists have made a major advancement in the development of graphene — the world's thinnest substance. It also happens to be an even better conductor than silicon.
Posted In: Science

Bird flu market takes flight

Helen Palmer | Mar 1, 2007
Starting today, doctors and other health experts will be able to "bet" on the likelihood of an avian flu pandemic using a new predictive market at the University of Iowa.
Posted In: Health

Airbus jobs are outbound

Stephen Beard | Mar 1, 2007
Even as Airbus workers in France and Germany threaten further walkouts over the 10,000 planned job cuts, analysts say the company's restructuring path practically guarantees more jobs will be shifted out of Europe.
Posted In: Canada

Mideast wars draining big city budgets

Alisa Roth | Mar 1, 2007
Taxpayers in New York, Los Angeles and other major U.S. cities have been footing the bill for tens of millions of dollars in indirect costs for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. And now they want the federal government to pay them back.
Posted In: New York, Washington

Satellite radio comedy on the Hill

Rico Gagliano | Mar 1, 2007
Sirius CEO Mel Karmazin met with lawmakers yesterday making the case that a merger with XM wouldn't be anti-competitive even though it only left one satellite radio company. But it didn't quite add up for the Marketplace Players.