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Reluctant leisure time

| Aug 5, 2005
Kristine Enea's co-author of a book on the subject of time off. She says many companies are encouraging workers to go away for a while. So why do Americans give up a fourth of our vacation time each year?

Action movies go bust

| Aug 5, 2005
Lisa Napoli talks to Variety's Michael Speier about this summer's blockbusters.

Marketing to boomers

| Aug 5, 2005
In TV, advertisers covet the 18 to 49-year old demographic. But by the end of next year's TV season, more than half the nation's baby boomers will be over 50. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on whether marketers plan to follow them over the hill.

Hot enough for ya?

| Aug 4, 2005
At Marketplace, we're all about the numbers. And the numbers we're seeing in this heat wave are impressive — especially the ones showing all the power being used on the east coast. Hillary Wicai reports.

Helping us help China

| Aug 4, 2005
Commentator Glenn Hubbard says that's why we need to find a way to help China's economy keep growing. Hubbard is dean of Columbia Business School and the former head of President Bush's Council of Economic Advisors.

Stranger in Tokyo

Shia Levitt | Aug 4, 2005
The size of Japan's workforce is expected to peak — and start falling — within the next 2 years. But many it's not easy being gaijin in Japan. Shia Levitt reports.
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Harrah's big hurrah

| Aug 4, 2005
Fresh off a $9 billion acquisition of fellow high-roller Caesars, Harrah's is compiling the industry's biggest database of information on gamblers. How big? Andrew Park finds out.

More more more NASCAR

| Aug 4, 2005
NASCAR races draw 200,000 people. Does the sport need more media attention? They think so. Diana Nyad talks to host Kai Ryssdal about NASCAR's plans for a news network.

Taking a whack at small business

| Aug 4, 2005
Some Los Angeles mom-and-pop stores selling party supplies are facing heat from bigtime lawyers. Their piñatas, you might say, are taking a beating. Andrea Gardner reports.

A kinder, gentler office

| Aug 4, 2005
Lisa Napoli talks with Ellen Wingard, one of the editors of <em>Enlightened Power: How Women are Transforming the Practice of Leadership</em>.

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