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Auto incentives extended

Janet Babin | Sep 1, 2006
Will the latest round of sales incentives from U.S. automakers do much to revive slumping sales? Janet Babin reports.

What is Vicente Fox's economic legacy?

| Sep 1, 2006
Mexican president Vicente Fox delivers his final State of the Union address tonight. Franc Contreras examines the economic legacy Fox will leave his successor.
Posted In: Canada

Clean diesel required

Sarah Gardner | Sep 1, 2006
California today introduces a new blend of diesel fuel formulated to burn more cleanly. But as Sarah Gardner reports, it comes at a price.

Job Files: Burlesque dancer

| Sep 1, 2006
This installment of the Job Files looks at the life of a burlesque dancer.

So, are we in a recession or not?

Bob Moon | Aug 31, 2006
Consumer spending in August jumped to its highest point in six months. But a barometer that's predicted four of the last five recessions says we're firmly in the midst one. What's really going on? Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Economy

Greener California could impact business

Scott Jagow | Aug 31, 2006
California passed the nation's first global warming legislation yesterday to cut the amount of greenhouse gases emitted in the state. Host Scott Jagow speaks to Daniel Kammen from UC Berkeley about what it means for businesses.

Ryanair says yes to cell phones

Stephen Beard | Aug 31, 2006
Known for its dirt-cheap fares, Ryanair has announced it will allow cell phone use on all flights starting next year. And the airline doesn't really care if some passengers don't like it. Stephen Beard reports.

Nice package for UPS pilots

| Aug 31, 2006
UPS has reached a new contract deal with its cargo plane pilots. The terms include higher hourly pay and a better healthcare package, making UPS's fliers some of the best-paid around. Nancy Marshall-Genzer reports.

American Dream is dead

| Aug 31, 2006
The proverbial "American Dream" has it that anyone can achieve a better life through hard work and determination. But writer and commentator Clive Crook argues that meritocracy has long been dead in this country.

Targeting kids on BusRadio

| Aug 31, 2006
About half of children in the U.S. rely on buses to get to school. So a new company in Massachusetts is hoping to convert that daily commute into a lucrative marketing scheme. Producer Ian Gray brings us the story.