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And this final (musical) note . . .

Bob Moon | Nov 28, 2006
ABBA remains one of the best-selling bands of all time, more than 25 years after their breakup. Today, organizers announced plans to build a museum in Stockholm dedicated to the Swedish super-pop group.
Posted In: Entertainment

On the Massachusetts v. EPA sidelines

Sarah Gardner | Nov 28, 2006
The business community is divided over whether greenhouse gas emissions should be regulated as a pollutant. The Supreme Court takes up the question in a potentially far-reaching case tomorrow. Sarah Gardner reports.
Posted In: Crime

Small-town brain drain

| Nov 28, 2006
Commentator Andrew Valencia explains why he's likely to join the exodus of bright young minds from small-town America. He says it's not just for better jobs in big cities.

Housing stocks on the rise

Amy Scott | Nov 28, 2006
Existing home sales are expected to fall again, but Wall Street is betting the worst of the housing slump is behind us. Is the celebration premature? Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Housing, Wall Street

Airports want to raise fees

Steve Tripoli | Nov 28, 2006
Many of the agencies that run America's airports are pressing to charge airlines higher landing and terminal fees — but passengers may be the ones footing the bill. Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Travel

Hospital closures on the horizon?

Helen Palmer | Nov 28, 2006
A state commission in New York today is likely to recommend closure of dozens of public hospitals to streamline health care delivery and costs. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Pricing out 12 Days of Christmas

Stacey Vanek Smith | Nov 28, 2006
A wealth management group reports the cost of a partridge in a pear tree and other items in "The Twelve Days of Christmas" song are up this year. Stacey Vanek-Smith has the details.
Posted In: Economy

Making movie business history

Stacey Vanek Smith | Nov 28, 2006
This week in 1907, movie mogul Louis B. Mayer got his start. Stacey Vanek-Smith takes us back.

Putting on the brakes in India?

| Nov 28, 2006
Businesses and investors from around the world have had an eye on India's fast-growing market, but now some leaders there are questioning whether the country can sustain that growth. Miranda Kennedy explains.
Posted In: Canada

Brits fed up with 'selfish protectionism'

Stephen Beard | Nov 28, 2006
Britain's main business organization has some harsh words for the U.S. and continental Europe. The CBI is accusing other nations of hypocrisy in talking free trade but blocking foreign takeovers. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada