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Battle for viewers begins

Bob Moon | Sep 22, 2006
Host Bob Moon and Daily Variety's Stuart Levine look at the network ratings drama behind this year's fall TV lineup.

Eat your spinach . . . PLEASE

Rachel Dornhelm | Sep 22, 2006
The lobby for fruit and vegetable growers is considering a marketing campaign to restore consumer confidence in spinach once the E.coli warning is lifted. Rachel Dornhelm looks at its chances for success.
Posted In: Health

HP investor confidence falters

Stacey Vanek Smith | Sep 22, 2006
Hewlett Packard's share price takes it worst plunge since the "pretexting" scandal broke two weeks ago. The drop followed news that CEO Mark Hurd has been linked to the spying allegations. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.


Ashley Milne-Tyte | Sep 22, 2006
Soft drink maker Coca-Cola is getting into premium coffee drinks. Ashley Milne-Tyte looks at whether there's room in this increasingly crowded market.

WTC site plans move forward

Lisa Napoli | Sep 22, 2006
One of the last hurdles to rebuilding at Ground Zero was cleared yesterday, but other potential problems loom, Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: New York

China adds golf to its curriculum

Jocelyn Ford | Sep 22, 2006
Not all the students China's prestigious Peking University are thrilled about the school's investment in a sport only the wealthy can afford. But some say it's an important business asset. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

More trouble for Airbus

Stephen Beard | Sep 22, 2006
Dubai-based airline company Emirates may rethink its $13.5 billion order for 43 new Airbus super jumbo jets. Company executives are angry at the prospect of further delays. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Fight over India's buildings turns violent

Miranda Kennedy | Sep 22, 2006
India's government has been tearing down illegal buildings in its capital and this week enraged business owners fought back. Three people were killed when protests turned violent. Miranda Kennedy explains the situation.
Posted In: Canada

Branson invests in global warming fight

Sam Eaton | Sep 21, 2006
British business mogul Richard Branson today pledged $3 billion to combat global warming over the next decade: 100% of the profits from Virgin's transportation and airline sectors. But there might be motive besides saving the planet, Sam Eaton reports.

Wal-Mart rolling back drug prices

Helen Palmer | Sep 21, 2006
Retail giant Wal-Mart plans to begin selling almost 300 generic prescription drugs for only $4 for a month's supply — up to 70% savings on some. It will test the program in Florida. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health