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My own privatized Idaho

| Nov 21, 2005
The tiny hamlet of Santa, Idaho will vote tonight on whether to change their town's name to "" The Web site stands to gain free publicity. But what's in it for Santa? Elizabeth Wynne Johnson found out.

The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

Lisa Napoli | Nov 21, 2005
Newsweek Wall Street editor Allan Sloan sorts through the red ink at the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation with host Lisa Napoli.

Aiding Students, Buying Students

Tess Vigeland | Nov 21, 2005
Host Tess Vigeland talks to author Rupert Wilkinson about his new book, "Aiding Students, Buying Students."

Rawhide on the Rez

| Nov 21, 2005
Cowboys have moved in with Indians in Arizona in a novel move by a native tribe to boost tourism revenue on its reservation. Mark Brodie reports.

Rollover standards

| Nov 21, 2005
The government ends public comment today on new rules to strengthen auto roofs to reduce rollover fatalities. But as Gretchen Cook reports, some think the new rules don't go far enough.

GM makes predicted job cuts

Dan Grech | Nov 21, 2005
This morning, GM's CEO Rick Wagoner offered up what he called some "tough medicine:" the car maker will cut 30,000 manufacturing jobs and close nine North American plants by 2008. From WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.
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Bob Dylan poems on the auction block

Jeff Tyler | Nov 21, 2005
Handwritten poems written by Sixties balladeer Bob Dylan are expected fetch as much as $80,000 today in an auction of rock memorabilia. Jeff Tyler has more.

Restless employees

Brian Watt | Nov 21, 2005
In a new survey, more than 75% of employees said they want out of their current jobs, and human resources directors are scrambling to figure out ways to make them stay put. Brian Watt reports.

Online dating fraud

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Nov 21, 2005 is in hot water for allegedly having employees send bogus romantic e-mails to members to get them to renew. But as Ashley Milne-Tyte reports, the flap isn't likely to discourage those looking for love online.

Bush visits Mongolia

Jocelyn Ford | Nov 21, 2005
George Bush just became the first US president to visit Mongolia. Beijing Bureau Chief Jocelyn Ford explains why Mongolia is nervous about China, and what message Bush's visit might be sending.