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Cyber bullying

Hilary Wicai | Aug 18, 2006
As kids head back to school, a group representing thousands of police chiefs, sheriffs and prosecutors wants schools to guard students against cyber bullies. The good news? It doesn't cost much. Hillary Wicai reports.

China looking to up auto exports

Jocelyn Ford | Aug 18, 2006
China is producing more cars than they can sell at home, so it's priming its car companies to go global. But it may face a long road ahead, reports Jocelyn Ford.
Posted In: Canada

The rising cost of strokes

Helen Palmer | Aug 18, 2006
The cost to care for stroke victims is expected to reach $2.2 trillion over the next 45 years. Doctors are calling for more government cash to halt what they call an impending epidemic. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Job Files: Air traffic controller

| Aug 18, 2006
This week Job Files visits air traffic controller Sherry Avery.

Brits want to block immigration

Stephen Beard | Aug 18, 2006
Two of Britain's main employer organizations want to limit further immigration from Eastern Europe, saying an influx of migrant workers from Bulgaria and Romania next year could cause problems. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada

Pension bill becomes law

Scott Tong | Aug 17, 2006
President Bush signed into law a pension reform bill today. It's got a series of 401k provisions that will get more of us socking away more of our paychecks — automatically. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Washington

Katrina profiteering

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 17, 2006
Like Iraq, Hurricane Katrina reconstruction has been marred by profiteering, says a report from the nonprofit CorpWatch. Host Kai Ryssdal speaks to the group's Pratap Chatterjee about the parallels.
Posted In: Washington

NWA's layoff gaffe

Helen Palmer | Aug 17, 2006
Laid-off Northwest Airlines workers got something from the company this week: a booklet called "101 Ways to Save Money." Helen Palmer tells us why many of the workers are less than appreciative.

War of resources

| Aug 17, 2006
Peace-keeping troops are deployed to southern Israel today. As the cease-fire continues, commentator Abraham Sofaer says the war against Hezbollah is not about terrorism, but something more precious.

Moscow's new gourmands

| Aug 17, 2006
What happens when a wealthy but landlocked city wants fresh fish or better tomatoes than it can produce locally? It involves customs, airlines and a constant race against the clock. Michael Idov reports.
Posted In: Canada