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A revolutionary election in Bolivia?

Dan Grech | Dec 16, 2005
This weekend's election in South America's poorest country, Bolivia, is grabbing attention on Capitol Hill. From the Marketplace Americas Desk at WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech explains why.

Princeton gets more parent-friendly

Hilary Wicai | Dec 16, 2005
At most research universities, it's get tenure or get let go. Try adding a baby to the mix. From the Work and Family Desk, Hillary Wicai reports on Princeton's efforts to stop the tenure clock from colliding with the biological clock.

Green building

Alex Cohen | Dec 16, 2005
Environmentally friendly construction usually costs more than typical methods in the short-term... so green building advocates are taking the long view. Alex Cohen has more.

Olympics 1, Superbowl 0

Scott Jagow | Dec 16, 2005
Host Scott Jagow talks to business of sports commentator Diana Nyad about the move by Visa and MasterCard to bypass ads on this season's Super Bowl in favor of the Turin Winter Olympics.
Posted In: Sports

Golden Globe nominations

Lisa Napoli | Dec 16, 2005
Daily Variety editor Michael Speier tells host Lisa Napoli why blockbusters are missing from this year's Golden Globe nominations.

India's IT forecast

Miranda Kennedy | Dec 16, 2005
A new report out today warns India's burgeoning IT industry of an impending labor shortage. Miranda Kennedy reports.

Northwest mechanics vote

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Dec 16, 2005
Unionized Northwest mechanics vote today on an agreement that could end their months-long walkout. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Wall Street 'witching'

Bob Moon | Dec 16, 2005
Bob Moon looks at the quarterly phenomenon called the "quadruple witching period," scheduled to end today, which whipsaws the price of many stocks.
Posted In: Wall Street

Bolivian elections

| Dec 16, 2005
Voters in the South American country go to the polls this weekend to elect a new president. There's concern the country could go the way of US nemesis Venezuela.

Ralphs indictment

Tess Vigeland | Dec 16, 2005
Ralphs supermarket chain has been indicted on charges that it broke several labor laws during its lockout of workers two years ago. Tess Vigeland reports.