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Work-at-home moms

| Aug 17, 2005
More moms are chucking their jobs and starting their own businesses at home. From the Marketplace Work and Family desk, Hillary Wicai reports.

Delta's destination: bankruptcy?

| Aug 16, 2005
Delta's share price has fallen so low it will be booted from the S&P 500 Thursday morning. And it's selling off pieces of itself to say afloat: it'll get $425 million for its regional carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines. Host Kai Ryssdal talks about Delta's future with Micheline Maynard of the New York Times.

John Roberts' writings in the spotlight

| Aug 16, 2005
The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library released almost 5,400 pages of files from John Robert's work in the White House yesterday. Amy Scott reports that Roberts' writings may have alienated an important present ally.

Beating an unbearable heat

| Aug 16, 2005
The searing heat in California this summer has been deadly, killing at least 10 workers. Now the state has stepped in; new emergency regulations go into effect for all outdoor workers next Monday. Rachel Dornhelm reports from Wasco California.

Gaza's next step: filling the coffers

| Aug 16, 2005
It has been anything but calm today Gaza, as midnight was the deadline for Jewish settlers to leave the occupied territory or be removed by Israeli soldiers. Commentator Robert Hunter says that what really matters is for the region is cold hard cash.

The architecturally significant 'burbs

| Aug 16, 2005
In France, some architects are countering American-style suburbia by tinkering with the very concept of the suburb. John Laurenson traveled 60 miles outside of Paris to report our story.
Posted In: Canada

Corrections

| Aug 16, 2005
First, a correction to a <a href="http://marketplace.publicradio.org/shows/2005/08/15/PM200508152.html">story we ran yesterday</a> on Israel's withdrawal from the Gaza Strip. We said the land would return to Palestinian control. In fact, control of Gaza is being transferred to the Palestinian Authority for the first time.<P>Also, a <a href="http://marketplace.publicradio.org/shows/2005/08/10/PM200508102.html">commentary by Robert Reich</a> last week incorrectly characterized a dissenting opinion by Supreme Court nominee John Roberts in a case involving the federal government and the environment. Judge Roberts did not say the federal government lacked the power to set national environmental rules limiting real estate development.

The other side of supersizing

Shia Levitt | Aug 16, 2005
Whether its french fries, buying in bulk or SUVs, Americans have mastered the art of supersizing. But in the Philippines, some are going the other way. Shia Levitt reports from Manila.
Posted In: Canada

Influence at home

| Aug 16, 2005
You've heard that all politics are local. Now a new report shows lobbying is, too. Hillary Wicai reports that it's not just for DC anymore.

The strange way pasta pays

| Aug 16, 2005
It's hard to keep track of all the things taxpayer money goes to: sometimes, it's not even pork - it's pasta. Commentator Michelangelo D'Agostino thinks a little spaghetti research is money well-spent.

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