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New hospital commitment: save lives

Helen Palmer | Sep 28, 2005
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement hopes to save 100,000 lives in the next 18 months by improving hospital care. As Helen Palmer reports, this might also help hospitals increase their bottom lines.

Bouncing monkeys and trivia quizzes

Andrea Gardner | Sep 28, 2005
Internet advertising revenue was up 26% for the first half of this year compared to the same period in 2004. If the Internet is picking up steam in ad revenue, is any traditional media losing it? Andrea Gardner reports.

Housing numbers seesaw

| Sep 27, 2005
Today the Commerce Department said sales of new homes fell almost 10% percent, although yesterday's existing home sales were rosy. Ashley Milne-Tyte is back on the housing case.

Iran's battle of diplomacy

| Sep 27, 2005
Iran is turning to nuclear power for what it claims will be a peaceful domestic energy industry. The US and the EU are skeptical, and have threatened economic sanctions. From Teheran, Roxana Saberi reports.
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Change to Win gets going

| Sep 27, 2005
The 7 unions that recently broke away from the AFL-CIO gathered today in St. Louis to establish a new federation. Delegates ratified a constitution and picked Anna Burger to run the new organization. John Dimsdale is there.

What's FEMA up to?

| Sep 27, 2005
The Washington Post reported today that FEMA will be reimbursing religious groups for their recovery work. We got the whole story from Southern Baptists' Rev. Robert Reccord and Stacy Palmer of the Chroncicle of Philanthropy.

Recruiting Mexican workers

| Sep 27, 2005
Some companies aren't waiting for Washington to figure out how to bring wokers into the states. Carole King has the story of the very legal H2 visa.

What you say, what you say

| Sep 27, 2005
You write about Robert Reich's commentary last week on FEMA's bidding process. And about prefabricated housing.

Poverty: starting at the bottom

| Sep 27, 2005
In a special series of commentaries this week, we'll ask two questions: Does poverty serve anyone's interests? If so, whose? Marcellus Andrews says poverty serves needs usually kept out of sight.

Something brewing in hops

| Sep 27, 2005
The Pacific Northwest is the center of the hops cultivation in the United States. But growing competition from China has forced local farmers to look for innovative ways to cut costs and keep their edge. Austin Jenkins reports.

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