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International poaching — of nurses

| Jul 5, 2005
Some in Britain are hoping G8 leaders may turn their attention to the recruitment of health care workers. Marketplace's Stephen Beard reports from London.

Blackberry backlash

| Jul 5, 2005
At a recent technology conference, addiction to Blackberry, the handheld e-mail device, was all the rage: "crackberry," they called it. Commentator Tom Standage has more.

Why ring when your phone can sing?

| Jul 5, 2005
If you can write a hit ringtone, then a talent agency might be able to make you a cellphone superstar. From KCRW, Sarah Spitz reports.

Hola! May I help you?

| Jul 5, 2005
India and the Philippines aren't the only places that companies are putting their call centers. Marketplace's Alisa Roth reports.

The nine digits that mean a lot

| Jul 5, 2005
For years, Social Security numbers have been used to link a name with a bank account. But some companies — and politicians — are trying to change that. Jaime Bedrin reports from WFAE in Charlotte, North Carolina

Setting the night afire

| Jul 4, 2005
Fireworks celebrations are getting more elaborate, and somebody's gotta pay. Tanya Ott reports on who's footing the bill.

Banking on themselves

| Jul 4, 2005
Street kids in India struggle daily; having a savings account might seem like a luxury. But some are getting the chance to put their earnings away. Judith Ritter reports.
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A nice visit to Burgerville

| Jul 4, 2005
Burgerville looks like any other local burger joint. But for this Oregon chain, the emphasis is on local. David Welch reports.

Taking a bite out of your day

| Jul 4, 2005
Commentator Michelle Philippe knows that impulse control can be a full-time job.

Bang, bang, pop, whiz!

| Jul 4, 2005
Meet Julian Jimenez, longtime fireworks operator.

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