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Retail sales figures out today

| Aug 31, 2006
Major retailers report their August sales figures today. Nancy Marshall Genzer tells us what to expect.
Posted In: Economy

California going greener

Jeff Tyler | Aug 31, 2006
A bill lands on the desk of California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger today requiring the Golden State to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. Jeff Tyler reports.

Southwest to negotiate pilot contracts

Steve Tripoli | Aug 31, 2006
The low-cost carrier is one of the healthiest airlines fiscally, but it likely still needs to cut costs. Starting Friday it can amend its contract with pilots, but the talks may go smoothly. Steve Tripoli reports.

Shell execs won't face charges

Stephen Beard | Aug 31, 2006
The former head of the Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell is off the hook. Sir Philip Watts and two other executives will not be prosecuted for overstating the company's oil and gas reserves. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Clorox names new CEO

Dan Grech | Aug 31, 2006
Clorox and Coke don't mix. Not at the bar, at least. But in the upper levels of the corporate world, they look real nice on a resume. Dan Grech reports.

Outbidding Hezbollah for public support

Stephen Beard | Aug 30, 2006
The Lebanese government today says it'll pay $33,000 for each house damaged by the war. The announcement came more than a week after Hezbollah started its own handout to displaced citizens. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Cell phone sellers beware

Janet Babin | Aug 30, 2006
A phone-security company bought 10 cell phones off eBay to test its security software — and found a lot of sensitive information that their former owners thought they'd erased. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Science

NYC's Stuyvesant Town for sale

| Aug 30, 2006
Manhattan's iconic Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village are to be auctioned off in one of the biggest real estate deals in history. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: New York

Chaos in Oaxaca

Dan Grech | Aug 30, 2006
Three months of demonstrations in Oaxaca, Mexico have brought the tourist town's economy to a standstill. Yesterday, even business owners went on strike to demand an end to the chaos. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Canada

For-profit wiki

| Aug 30, 2006
The founder of Wikipedia is looking for ways to make the model profitable. Host Scott Jagow talks to Fortune magazine writer Adam Lashinsky about the plans for Wikia.
Posted In: Science