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'Reelz' movie previews

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Jun 13, 2006
You know all those previews for upcoming films they play at the movies? A new cable channel aims to serve the same function 24 hours a day. But will anyone watch? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Russian oil IPO

Stephen Beard | Jun 13, 2006
Russia has revealed details of what could be one of the biggest IPOs in history. The Kremlin is preparing to float shares in the oil giant Rosneft on the London Stock exchange. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

A new line for auto workers

John Dimsdale | Jun 12, 2006
The United Auto Workers president had a tough message for his union's members today: The auto industry is changing, and some of those changes won't benefit auto workers. John Dimsdale reports.

Opening up records to police

Alisa Roth | Jun 12, 2006
A proposed law in Rhode Island would give police officers unrestricted access to phone and Internet records. Alisa Roth has the story.
Posted In: Science

Is Venice doomed to go under?

Stephen Beard | Jun 12, 2006
Billions have been spent to save Venice from sinking into the sea. Now there's debate about whether it's worth all that money to save the storied city. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Options backdating probe grows

Bob Moon and Kai Ryssdal | Jun 12, 2006
Monster joins a growing list of US companies whose stock option grants to senior executives are being investigated by the SEC. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace's Bob Moon about what's at issue.
Posted In: Wall Street, Washington

Backing team Mexico

Nate DiMeo | Jun 12, 2006
Many Americans are almost defiantly indifferent to the World Cup, leaving companies to aim their soccer marketing at fans of non-US teams. No. 1 on the list: Mexico. Nate DiMeo has the story.
Posted In: Sports

Libya could offer more than oil

| Jun 12, 2006
The US has plans to remove Libya from its blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism and restore diplomatic relations. But, says writer and commentator Reza Aslan, we really need to help Libya diversify its economy.
Posted In: Canada

Underdogs of war, part 2

| Jun 12, 2006
Gone are the days when American soldiers cooked chow and did their own laundry. Now contractors in Iraq do those duties, and the workers come from all over the world. Ben Gilbert reports.
Posted In: Canada

Sloan Sessions: Estate tax

Scott Jagow | Jun 12, 2006
Newsweek Wall Street editor Allan Sloan and host Scott Jagow discuss the potential downside of repealing the estate tax for people with large estates.
Posted In: Wall Street