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Californians movin' out

Jeff Tyler | Aug 23, 2006
It seems that "California Dreamin'" isn't quite as ideal as it used to be for many Americans. There's evidence that suggests people and businesses are headed out of state. Jeff Tyler has the story.

Housing market getting chilly

Stacey Vanek Smith | Aug 23, 2006
Yesterday Toll Brothers reported disappointing quarterly earnings. Stacey Vanek-Smith looks at what's next for luxury homebuilder and the US housing market.

Immigration lawsuit

Scott Jagow | Aug 23, 2006
Labor law expert Harley Shaiken weighs in on a lawsuit filed yesterday in California against employers who hire illegal immigrants.

EU may ban US rice

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Aug 23, 2006
Japan banned US imports of long-grain rice over the weekend. Ashley Milne-Tyte takes a look at the stakes if Europe announces restrictions of its own today as expected.
Posted In: Canada

Coffee, tea or CHAOS

| Aug 23, 2006
Northwest flight attendants are hoping to win passengers to their side of the labor dispute. The workers are threatening to launch a job action dubbed CHAOS as early as Friday. Annie Baxter reports.

Insurers adapt to global warming

Janet Babin | Aug 23, 2006
According to a new study out today, some insurance companies are changing their policies to reflect the threats posed by global climate change. Janet Babin reports.

Do charter schools work?

Hilary Wicai | Aug 23, 2006
A new study looks at how charter schools compare to standard public schools. Hillary Wicai reports on the findings.

GM taking second-hand cars to India

Miranda Kennedy | Aug 23, 2006
General Motors in India is getting into a new side of the auto business: used car sales. Right now GM cars only account for 2% of the Indian market, but the company has big plans there. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada

New fuel in UK immigration debate

Stephen Beard | Aug 23, 2006
Over half a million East Europeans have flocked to Britain to work in the past two years, say new official statistics, and that's revived debate about the economic benefits — and disadvantages — of large-scale immigration. Stephen Beard reports.
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Car buyers rank fuel economy No. 1

Hilary Wicai | Aug 23, 2006
A Consumer Reports survey out this morning shows that fuel economy is now the top consideration for folks in the market for a new vehicle. Hillary Wicai reports.

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