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Who should get the vaccines?

Helen Palmer | May 11, 2006
If a bird flu pandemic hits, the vaccine is almost certain to be in short supply — and there's debate about who should get it. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health, Science, Washington

Baby TV is here

| May 11, 2006
A new TV channel promises 24-hour entertainment... for babies. The channel hopes to reach one of the last untouched TV markets, but some researchers are worried about the impact on child development. Cheryl Glaser reports.
Posted In: Health

Corporate laptop theft, part 2

| May 11, 2006
In reporting his piece on <a href="http://marketplace.publicradio.org/shows/2006/05/02/PM200605024.html">corporate laptop theft</a> last week, Sean Cole happened upon the story of a data security breach that sent one CEO marching off to Washington to crusade for stricter information security laws.
Posted In: Washington

Tax cuts driving economy? Don't buy it

| May 11, 2006
A package of $70 billion in tax cuts is expected to land on President Bush's desk Friday. Many Republicans say their tax-cutting policy has sparked economic growth. Economist and commentator Brad DeLong disagrees.
Posted In: Economy

'If you make demands, they fire you'

| May 11, 2006
The Dominican Republic is the main source of imported sugar to the US, and that's expected to increase when CAFTA goes into effect. But, Reed Lindsay reports, workers aren't seeing any of the profit.
Posted In: Canada

Why our economy's still growing

Scott Jagow | May 11, 2006
Personal finance expert Chris Farrell and host Scott Jagow discuss why the US economy continues to grow despite soaring energy costs and rising interest rates.
Posted In: Economy

New player in high-speed Internet game

| May 11, 2006
Millions of Americans connect to the Internet with high-speed connections from their phone or cable company. But now electricity companies are starting to get into the mix with Broadband over Power Lines or BPL. From Pittsburgh, Mark Nootbaar reports.
Posted In: Science

Northwest's $1 billion loss

Tess Vigeland | May 11, 2006
The airline on Wednesday reported a quarterly loss of $1.1 billion. Tess Vigeland looks at how the mounting red ink is likely to impact Northwest's efforts to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Landline-osaurus?

Janet Babin | May 11, 2006
Verizon and other telecom companies are looking to sell portions of their vast network of phone lines as more consumers disconnect their landlines. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Science

Infomercials at 55,000 feet

Scott Tong | May 11, 2006
In an effort to find new sources of revenue, airlines are increasingly selling in-flight programming time to infomercials. Scott Tong has more.

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