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Cashing in on fantasy football

Stacey Vanek Smith | Aug 11, 2006
Fantasy football leagues can generate real revenue for businesses tied to the NFL. Stacey Vanek-Smith looks at who's banking on the phenomenon.
Posted In: Sports

New Tibetan railway is cracking

Jocelyn Ford | Aug 11, 2006
The $4.2 billion dollar train to Tibet has been rolling for over a month now. The government said it plans to extend the rail, but there are some technical problems that need to be solved. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

Imagine Cup finals

Miranda Kennedy | Aug 11, 2006
Microsoft today announces the winners of its annual Imagine Cup finals, a student technology contest. This year 200 finalists from more than 40 countries came to India to show off their software design skills. Miranda Kennedy has the story.
Posted In: Canada, Science

Airline industry takes another hit

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 10, 2006
British authorities announced today that they've foiled a massive terrorist plot to destroy US-bound planes. Host Kai Ryssdal speaks to Wall Street Journal Editor Scott McCartney about the possible impact on the airline industry.
Posted In: Canada

Impact on British tourism to be seen

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 10, 2006
The impact of the foiled terror plot may also be felt on Britain's tourism industry. Host Kai Ryssdal speaks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard in London.
Posted In: Canada

Swift security changes come at a price

Amy Scott | Aug 10, 2006
US authorities and airports reacted quickly to news of the possible security threat and overhauled procedures overnight. But the costs of managing all that extra security add up — so who's going to pay for it? Amy Scott reports.

Americans lead entrepreneurial pack

Steve Tripoli | Aug 10, 2006
Americans are in a league of their own when it comes to starting innovative businesses. That's the word today from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, but the report isn't entirely rosy for the US. Steve Tripoli has the story.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Resources diminishing fast in Lebanon

| Aug 10, 2006
As fighting continues between Israel and Hezbollah, fuel shortages are affecting all sectors of the Lebanese economy. Ben Gilbert reports.
Posted In: Canada

Kill the property tax

| Aug 10, 2006
Commentator and historian John Steele Gordon argues that property taxes are obsolete and should be abolished.

Under the care of pharma-nurses

| Aug 10, 2006
Some drug companies are starting to provide nurses to help patients stick to treatments prescribed by their doctors. Is it just a new tactic to sell expensive high-profile drugs? Cathy Duchamp checks up on the situation.
Posted In: Health

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