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What's new at the NHL

Scott Jagow | Oct 7, 2005
The National Hockey League skated back onto the ice this week after missing all of last year because of a labor dispute. Sports commentator Michael Knisley talks to host Scott Jagow about what's changed.

Whatcha watching?

Tess Vigeland | Oct 7, 2005
Mike Speier, managing editor for Daily Variety, talks to Tess Vigeland about some of the winners in the new fall season. Like this guy: his name is Earl.

Refineries on the Hill

John Dimsdale | Oct 7, 2005
The House is scheduled to vote on a bill today to speed up construction of new refineries. And environmentalists are worried. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Revisiting Katrina bids

Alisa Roth | Oct 7, 2005
Millions of dollars in government contracts for Katrina recovery were awarded with little to no competitive bidding. Now many of them will be re-bid. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Washington

Banking, the Vatican and murder

| Oct 7, 2005
The trial of four men accused of murdering Vatican banker Roberto Calvi has opened in Rome. Megan Williams reports on a story that includes a bank's collapse and organized crime.
Posted In: Canada

China's economic future

Ruth Kirchner | Oct 7, 2005
Chinese Communist Party leaders are scheduled to gather over the weekend to discuss the future direction of the country's economy. Ruth Kirchner reports.
Posted In: Canada

Ldaies, its for your protection

Miranda Kennedy | Oct 7, 2005
The Indian Government is considering how and whether to enforce a decades-old law the prohibits women from working the night shift. Miranda Kennedy reports on how this might affect India's call-center industry.

Do you want to be a billionaire?

Stacey Vanek Smith | Oct 7, 2005
Forbes Magazine been asking website visitors how low they would stoop for a billion dollars. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.

Have some fish & chips

| Oct 7, 2005
Figures just released show that London's tourist industry has suffered a setback since the bombings in July. From London, Stephen Beard reports.

Getting ready for the bird flu

Helen Palmer | Oct 6, 2005
Tomorrow big vaccine makers are headed to the White House to discuss the bird flu; Congress has set aside $4 billion to prepare. But will pharmecuetical companies need more? Helen Palmer reports from the Health Desk at WGBH.