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Wal-Mart gets pre-warning warning

| Nov 1, 2005
The Labor Department got some serious grief from its own inspector general this week for giving Wal-Mart a heads-up before coming to investigate. <a href="http://marketplace.publicradio.org/reporters/glaser.html">Cheryl Glaser</a> fills us in.
Posted In: Washington

Farms reclaimed in South Africa

| Nov 1, 2005
It has been more than ten years since the end of apartheid in South Africa. Now, for the first time, the government is aggressivelytransferring land from white farmers to blacks. <a href="http://marketplace.publicradio.org/reporters/fitzpatrick.html">Terry FitzPatrick</a> reports.
Posted In: Canada

Pigs at the trough?

| Nov 1, 2005
The House this week considers a proposal to trim $50 billion from the federal budget. Commentator Susan Lee says the amount doesn't go far enough.

But can you drive in the carpool lane?

Miranda Kennedy | Nov 1, 2005
As more and more Indians buy cars, air quality worsens from New Delhi to Mumbai. But a new, home-grown electric car, the Reva, may be the solution. Miranda Kennedy reports.

Vioxx: Adding new meaning to "drug trials"

Helen Palmer | Nov 1, 2005
Jurors are expected to begin deliberations Tuesday in the second liability trial involving Merck's arthritis drug Vioxx. Helen Palmer reviews the case and looks at what's at stake for Merck.
Posted In: Health

Bush takes on bird flu

| Nov 1, 2005
President Bush is expected Tuesday to unveil his plans to combat a potential outbreak of bird flu in the U.S. But where's the money going to come from to pay for it? Cheryl Glaser reports.

Talks in London on life after Kyoto

Stephen Beard | Nov 1, 2005
Talks continue Tuesday in London over how to curb greenhouse gas emissions after the Kyoto protocol expires. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Canada

Tax reform panel to make recommendations

| Nov 1, 2005
President Bush's tax reform panel is expected to make its recommendations Tuesday. Janet Babin looks at what's likely.

The Oklahoma City Hornets?

Brian Watt | Nov 1, 2005
The New Orleans Hornets open their NBA season Tuesday, far from home. Brian Watt looks at how Oklahoma's capital won the chance to host the hurricane-displaced team, and what it's likely to mean to the local economy.

The Fed meets this week

Tess Vigeland | Nov 1, 2005
The Federal Reserve Board meets Tuesday and is likely to increase interest rates to calm inflationary pressures. Tess Vigeland reports.

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