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NWA's layoff gaffe

Helen Palmer | Aug 17, 2006
Laid-off Northwest Airlines workers got something from the company this week: a booklet called "101 Ways to Save Money." Helen Palmer tells us why many of the workers are less than appreciative.

War of resources

| Aug 17, 2006
Peace-keeping troops are deployed to southern Israel today. As the cease-fire continues, commentator Abraham Sofaer says the war against Hezbollah is not about terrorism, but something more precious.

Moscow's new gourmands

| Aug 17, 2006
What happens when a wealthy but landlocked city wants fresh fish or better tomatoes than it can produce locally? It involves customs, airlines and a constant race against the clock. Michael Idov reports.
Posted In: Canada

Big win for fantasy sports

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 17, 2006
A small, fantasy sports company won a huge legal battle with Major League Baseball last week. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to sports business analyst Ed Derse about the impact of the court ruling.
Posted In: Sports

How far will a dollar take you?

| Aug 17, 2006
A bus company in the Midwest has landed on a formula for success by charging as little as $1 a seat between Chicago and Minneapolis. But do you get what you pay for? Diantha Parker reports.

Credit card use on the rise

Scott Jagow | Aug 17, 2006
Host Scott Jagow and personal finance expert Chris Farrell discuss a Federal Reserve study that says credit card debt shot up at a 5.7% annual rate in June — triple what economists expected.

Is the NFL preseason too long?

| Aug 17, 2006
Not according to the league's bottom line. Host Mark Austin Thomas talks to business of sports expert David Carter.
Posted In: Sports

Rising mortgage apps

Sam Eaton | Aug 17, 2006
Despite signs of a cooling housing market, mortgage applications are up, reaching levels unseen since last March. Good news for the real estate market? Not so fast. Sam Eaton explains.

It's all in the name

Ethan Lindsey | Aug 17, 2006
"Snakes on a Plane" opens today and many expect the film that's already a hit in the blogosphere to take off at the box office. Ethan Lindsey looks at how it generated all that buzz.

Pressure to profile passengers

Stephen Beard | Aug 17, 2006
The British government is under pressure to speed up its new airport security checks by targeting specific groups of passengers — a plan that's proving controversial reports Stephen Beard.
Posted In: Canada

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