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Corporate lobbying is here to stay

| Sep 6, 2006
Despite talk of reform, commentator Jeff Birnbaum argues that lobbyists will always be a key part of how Washington works.

Russo keeps innovation at heart of Lucent

Kai Ryssdal | Sep 6, 2006
Marketplace's Kai Ryssdal talks to Lucent CEO Pat Russo about leading the company through tough times.

Can Ford's new CEO turn the car(maker) around?

Bob Moon | Sep 6, 2006
Bob Moon takes a look at the man now in the driver's seat at Ford — and what he'll need to do to lead the automaker back to the black.

Music for sale on MySpace

Janet Babin | Sep 6, 2006
The social networking Web site is making waves in the music industry by allowing artists with MySpace pages to sell music on them. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Science

Heightened security speeds trade

Stephen Beard | Sep 6, 2006
Tighter security since 9/11 has actually led to faster, more efficient trade, says the World Bank. Many ports around the world now operate more quickly than they did five years ago. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Backdating goes to Washington

Scott Tong | Sep 6, 2006
Today lawmakers wade into the stock options backdating scandal. The Senate has scheduled hearings in the bank and finance committees where the top question is likely to be, what happens next? Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Washington

Intel layoffs

| Sep 6, 2006
Tech analyst Rob Enderele weighs in on Intel's announcement that it will lay off 10 percent of its workforce.

Ground Zero health fund

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Sep 6, 2006
New York City has pledged $21 million to help those with lingering health effects from the 9/11 attacks. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: New York

Macau gets a little Sin City

Rachel Dornhelm | Sep 6, 2006
Steve Wynn opens a new resort casino in Macau today. Will it siphon high-rolling Asian gamblers away from Las Vegas? Rachel Dornhelm takes a look.
Posted In: Canada

Farmers in India struggle

Miranda Kennedy | Sep 6, 2006
Cities in India are booming but desperation in rural areas is growing. In the state of Maharastra, over 600 farmers have committed suicide this year so far. Miranda Kennedy reports from New Delhi.
Posted In: Canada