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Private newspapers

Diantha Parker | Oct 27, 2006
Several major metropolitan dailies are the subjects of private buyout offers by local businessmen. Is the trend a return of the newspaper industry to a gentlemen's business? Diantha Parker reports.

African leadership incentive

Stephen Beard | Oct 27, 2006
A Sudanese billionaire is putting up millions in prize money to promote good democratic governance in Africa -- and to encourage leaders to step down once their terms expire. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Economy

Week on Wall Street

Kai Ryssdal | Oct 27, 2006
Kai Ryssdal talks with Kim Clark, personal finance columnist for U.S. News and World Report, about the week on Wall Street and what's ahead for the markets.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

The cost-benefit on global warming

| Oct 27, 2006
A global-warming report out this week says the price of global poverty and mass migration due to climate change outweighs the costs of taking urgent steps to push back warming. Commentator Mark Hertsgaard argues a green planet and a healthy economy are actually inextricably linked.

<a href=>First to fall</a>

Sam Eaton | Oct 27, 2006
Alaska's Bering Sea pollock fishery is the world's largest, but fishermen there are struggling as climate change moves the state's second-most-valuable resource into cooler waters in Russian fishing grounds. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Economy

MLB cuts back revenue sharing

Scott Jagow | Oct 27, 2006
Host Scott Jagow and business of sports commentator Diana Nyad take a look at the fine print in Major League Baseball's new labor agreement and how it could impact the game.
Posted In: Sports

<a href=>Global warming . . . I'll drink to that!</a>

Stephen Beard | Oct 27, 2006
If global warming continues, a handful of people in a southern Greenland town may have reason to celebrate. They're using water from the melting ice sheet to brew beer. Stephen Beard reports.

Oil money still flowing

Bob Moon | Oct 27, 2006
Despite falling crude prices and cheaper gas at the pump, oil companies are still expected to rake in enormous profits in the fourth quarter. How's that? Bob Moon explains.

Out of style, out of profits

Diantha Parker | Oct 27, 2006
Remember the Timberland boot? The once-hip footwear has gone the way of all fads &mdash; and taken much of the company's profits with it. Diantha Parker reports.

Cell phone advertising

Janet Babin | Oct 27, 2006
Spending on ads targeted to cell phones is expected to hit $3 billion in five years. But marketers need to be careful not to trigger a consumer backlash, Janet Babin reports.