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Tube security in London mostly unchanged

Stephen Beard | Jul 7, 2006
In the year since the London bombings, the British government has been trying to improve security for the city's extensive subway system. That's proven difficult, mainly due to impractical logistics reports Stephen Beard.
Posted In: Canada

Border Patrol increases boost one local economy

| Jul 7, 2006
Claudine LoMonaco looks at how continuing increases in the number of Border Patrol agents have impacted the economy in the Southwest desert town of Douglas, Arizona.

June employment up — but short of expectations

Stacey Vanek Smith | Jul 7, 2006
New job numbers were up in June, but the improvement was weaker than expected. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports that good news might be seen as bad news by inflation hawks anyway.
Posted In: Economy

GM mulls alliance plan

Amy Scott | Jul 7, 2006
Directors for the world's largest automaker today are scheduled to discuss joining forces with Nissan and Renault. But GM executives are none too keen on the idea. Amy Scott reports.

Legal immigration boom stressing UK

Stephen Beard | Jul 7, 2006
The British government has been accused of dramatically underestimating the scale of immigration into the UK as an influx of workers from Eastern Europe puts pressure on housing and public services. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Altria's next move: Sell Kraft?

Lisa Napoli | Jul 7, 2006
With Thursday's Florida Supreme Court ruling, Philip Morris parent Altria may have new impetus to put the Marlboro maker and other brands on the sales block. Lisa Napoli reports.

New model for recording contracts

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Jul 7, 2006
Record label EMI has teamed with a talent management agency to launch a new label that gives artists a percentage of sales rather than advanced payments upon signing. Ashley Milne-Tyte explains.

Job Files: Foot doctor

| Jul 7, 2006
Podiatrist Donna Landi invites us to walk a mile in her shoes treating feet in New York City.

Big win for big tobacco

Helen Palmer | Jul 6, 2006
Today, the Florida Supreme Court rejected a $145 billion award against tobacco companies. That decision could free them to do some corporate deal-making that wouldn't have been possible before. Helen Palmer reports.

An unlikely auto alliance

Amy Scott | Jul 6, 2006
Tomorrow GM's board meets to discuss a possible alliance with Nissan and Renault. GM CEO Rick Wagoner is reportedly opposed, but he's taking it seriously. That's more than you can say for some analysts. Amy Scott explains.