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Gay games x 2

| Jul 14, 2006
Two Olympics a few days apart? The Gay Games starts tomorrow in Chicago and the World Out Games in Montreal begins later this month. John Caldwell of the Advocate talks with Kai Ryssdal about what's going on.

The Dead Zone: Problem grows from farmers' fields

Sam Eaton | Jul 14, 2006
Fertilizer runoff from the fields of Corn Belt farmers is one of the root causes behind declining fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico. What can be done? Sam Eaton reports. <em>Second of two parts.</em>

House swap

Tess Vigeland | Jul 14, 2006
You've got a bungalow in Spain. They've got a brownstone in New York. And both of you are thinking 'Let's trade properties for a little R&R vacation.' Tess Vigeland calculates the cost of a house swap.

How to save up to 30 percent on gas

Scott Jagow | Jul 14, 2006
Host Scott Jagow talks to author Ron Hollenbeck about tips for getting better gas mileage. And it's not just driving less &mdash; though that'll work too.

Hollywood's 'drop' phenomenon

| Jul 14, 2006
Host Mark Austin Thomas talks to Daily Variety managing editor Michael Speier about films that have a huge opening weekend at the box office &mdash; and then seem to disappear.

Funding Hezbollah

Scott Jagow | Jul 14, 2006
Host Scott Jagow talks to Cambridge University Professor George Joffe about where Hezbollah's funding comes from on the second day of attacks &mdash; and counter attacks &mdash; between that group and Israel.
Posted In: Canada

G8 to talk energy security

Stephen Beard | Jul 14, 2006
Leaders of the Group of 8 leading nations are heading for St. Petersburg, Russia for this weekend's summit, where President Putin will try to convince them Russia is a dependable supplier of oil and gas. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Another win in Merck's column

Helen Palmer | Jul 14, 2006
With yesterday's verdict in New Jersey, Merck has now won more than half of the Vioxx liability lawsuits filed against it. Is the decision to fight individual cases paying off? Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Boeing v. Airbus

| Jul 14, 2006
The two aviation giants have already begun posturing in advance of next week's Farnborough air show, during which billions of dollars in new contracts is expected to be awarded. Jason Paur reports.

Think you've got a bad boss?

Hilary Wicai | Jul 14, 2006
A new Internet contest allows disgruntled workers to get back at their bosses. Hillary Wicai has the story.