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Rebuilding NOLA

Dan Grech | Dec 1, 2005
A group of architects, engineers and private citizens offers recommendations today about how to rebuild the Big Easy in the wake of Katrina. Dan Grech looks at the proposals.

Walgreens' dilemma

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Dec 1, 2005
The chain drug store has found itself in the middle of the culture war over abortion. Now what's it going to do? Ashley Milne-Tyte has more.
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HIV awareness in India

Miranda Kennedy | Dec 1, 2005
The world's second most populous country is marking World AIDS Day today by trying to raise awareness about the disease... with cell phones. Miranda Kennedy reports.
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BlackBerry setback

Ethan Lindsey | Dec 1, 2005
The makers of the BlackBerry e-mail device have suffered setback in their efforts to settle a lawsuit over use of the technology that powers the PDA. Ethan Lindsey sorts out the details.

More expensive credit

Stacey Vanek Smith | Dec 1, 2005
Credit card companies have begun to raise finance charges for unpaid balances. Stacey Vanek-Smith looks at why.

Genetic test standards

Helen Palmer | Dec 1, 2005
Genetic policy watchdogs are calling on the government to set standards for the growing number of genetic tests offered to consumers. Helen Palmer has more.
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AIDS in China

Ruth Kirchner | Dec 1, 2005
China's millions of migrant workers are the target of China's latest effort to raise awareness about HIV/Aids. Today, on World Aids Day, the government launched a campaign to educate migrant workers about the disease. Ruth Kirchner reports from Beijing.
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European interest rates

Stephen Beard | Dec 1, 2005
The European Central Bank raised interest rates today by a quarter of one percent, to two and a quarter percent. This is the first increase in five years. From London, Stephen Beard reports.

Public campaign financing in Connecticut

Dan Grech | Dec 1, 2005
The Connecticut legislature just became the first in the country to pass a public financing system that affects all statewide races. It could provide a model for other states. From WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.

Princes of Denmark

Alisa Roth | Nov 30, 2005
In Europe's biggest leveraged buyout, a group of private equity firms will pay $12 billion for Danish telecom company TDC. So what's so hot about a Scandinavian phone company? Alisa Roth has more from New York.