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Too poor to go

| Aug 31, 2005
When authorities ordered people along the coasts of the Gulf states to evacuate, many folks couldn't afford to leave. Dan Grech caught up with some of them at the Orange Grove Housing Project, just off Mobile Bay.

Taking a big hit from Katrina

| Aug 31, 2005
A gas leak, ham sandwiches, and beach chairs: Dan Grech reports on how one father-son business weathered Hurricane Katrina.

The Public's Business: a lion in winter

| Aug 31, 2005
Robert Reich takes a look at where gas and oil prices are today, and at what that means for keeping homes warm come winter.

Surf City USA

| Aug 31, 2005
California's Huntington Beach plans to license a line of "Surf City USA" beach apparel and accessories. Nancy Farghalli reports that there may be a few swells along the way.

Hurricane Katrina: the aftermath

| Aug 30, 2005
Marketplace host Cheryl Glaser gets the latest from the areas affected by Hurricane Katrina from Dan Grech in Alabama and Eric Gallichant, spokeman for the Mobile police department. Patrick Hirsch then takes a look at New Orleans' evacuation.

Poverty rate climbs to 12.7 percent

| Aug 30, 2005
It's not the kind of streak you want to brag about: The US Census Bureau says the nation's poverty rate climbed in 2004 for the fourth straight year. Hillary Wicai looks behind the numbers.

How now American cow?

| Aug 30, 2005
The Agriculture Department announced new rules today for tracking cattle. As Helen Palmer reports from the Marketplace Healthdesk at WGBH, the new standards will please beef producers.

Wait! Don't delete that e-mail

| Aug 30, 2005
Morgan Stanley may pay $10 million or more for failing to save company e-mail. Regulators say the missing documents could have played a role in several investigations over the last few years. Amy Scott reports.

The fundraiser-nator?

| Aug 30, 2005
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenneger is in the midst of a cross-country fundraising tour drumming up money for a special election this fall. His efforts have raised a lot of eyebrows; Jeff Tyler reports.

The levee system breached

| Aug 30, 2005
A network of levees helped hold back much of the water when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans. But the floodwater kept rising and now about 80% percent of the city is underwater. Cheryl Glaser talks to Roy Dokka at LSU.

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