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India's IT forecast

Miranda Kennedy | Dec 16, 2005
A new report out today warns India's burgeoning IT industry of an impending labor shortage. Miranda Kennedy reports.

Northwest mechanics vote

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Dec 16, 2005
Unionized Northwest mechanics vote today on an agreement that could end their months-long walkout. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Wall Street 'witching'

Bob Moon | Dec 16, 2005
Bob Moon looks at the quarterly phenomenon called the "quadruple witching period," scheduled to end today, which whipsaws the price of many stocks.
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Bolivian elections

| Dec 16, 2005
Voters in the South American country go to the polls this weekend to elect a new president. There's concern the country could go the way of US nemesis Venezuela.

Ralphs indictment

Tess Vigeland | Dec 16, 2005
Ralphs supermarket chain has been indicted on charges that it broke several labor laws during its lockout of workers two years ago. Tess Vigeland reports.

Extreme holiday party

Brian Watt | Dec 16, 2005
Tired of the same old, same old at the office holiday party? Brian Watt previews a demo party where vendors offer services like snow-filled conference rooms and a drinking aid called a "shot luge."

Easing poverty with PCs

Jeff Tyler | Dec 16, 2005
Officials have expanded to other states a New Jersey pilot program that helps poor, single mothers find better jobs by giving them free computers and free computer training. Jeff Tyler reports.

WTO talks

Stephen Beard | Dec 16, 2005
Europe's trade negotiator says he's more than a little pessimistic heading into the stretch of key global trade talks in Hong Kong. Peter Mandelsohn says the problem is easy to locate -- he says it's the Americans' fault the talks are in jeopardy. Stephen Beard reports.

New rules for digital TV

Hilary Wicai | Dec 16, 2005
After nearly a year of contention, the major cable and broadcast networks have brokered a deal with a coalition of children's advocacy organizations on new rules for digital TV. Hillary Wicai reports.

Ain't no levee high enough

John Dimsdale | Dec 15, 2005
The president has requested approximately $3 billion to repair New Orleans' levees. But the commitment is far less than local officials say is needed to withstand future hurricanes. John Dimsdale reports.