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The last resorts

Tess Vigeland | Dec 2, 2005
Starwood Capital Group recently bought ski resort Mammoth Mountain in the Eastern Sierras for a record $365 million. The LA Times' Louis Sahagan says it's indicative of interesting times for the industry.
Posted In: Sports

What goes around, comes around

| Dec 2, 2005
There may be no must-have toy this holiday season, as high-tech electronics are all the rage. But a decidedly low-tech toy is making a comeback. As reporter Apryl Lundsten tells us, it's gone from retro to metro.

EU-OPEC meeting

Alisa Roth | Dec 2, 2005
Officials from the European Union sit down with OPEC representatives today to discuss ways to stabilize the world oil market. Alisa Roth reports.

New airline security rules

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Dec 2, 2005
The TSA launches new guidelines for airport screening today allowing once-banned items like scissors and pocket knives back aboard flights. Ashley Milne-Tyte looks at the economic considerations behind the move.

Labor pains

| Dec 2, 2005
Andrew Stern, head of the largest union of service sector employees, talks to host Cheryl Glaser about the current state of relations between labor and management.

The future of BCS

Scott Jagow | Dec 2, 2005
What's the future of the BCS system for determining the national champion of college football? editor Michael Knisely reviews the possibilities with host Scott Jagow.
Posted In: Sports

Baby pictures

| Dec 2, 2005
From Seattle, Ruby De Luna looks at a fast growing niche in photography-pregnancy shots.

Wal-Mart's image problem

Stacey Vanek Smith | Dec 2, 2005
The retail giant's efforts to improve its image don't appear to be working. A new survey shows 56% of respondents think Wal-Mart "is bad for America." Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.

How safe is nanotechnology?

Janet Babin | Dec 2, 2005
A new Web site offers a clearinghouse of information for consumers concerned about the safety of nanotechnology. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Health

Job cuts

| Dec 2, 2005
Cheryl Glaser talked to economists Ray Perryman and Hugh Johnson about the relationship between job numbers and layoffs.