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What next for Gaza?

| Aug 19, 2005
Once the pullout in Gaza is complete, many believe the first priority for Palestinians should be economic development. Commentator and economist Glenn Yago couldn't agree more.

The Job Files: Driving examiner

| Aug 19, 2005
When you go to the department of motor vehicles for that driving test, this is the man you face.

More more more Google

| Aug 18, 2005
The world's most-used search engine said this morning it's going to sell 14.2 million additional shares. Of course, they'll cost you three times what you would've paid when the company went public a year ago. Marketplace's Alisa Roth reports.

Sympathy for the devil?

| Aug 18, 2005
The Rolling Stones kick off a 25-city North American tour in Boston's Fenway Park this Sunday. Even California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is going; you can join him in a luxury box for $100,000. The entire tour — including seats with the Governor — are being sponsored by the lending giant Ameriquest. Commentator Jamie Court says that in terms of publicity, Ameriquest might get what it needs.

The NCAA and the NIT

| Aug 18, 2005
What do poorly paid college assistant coaches, aluminum baseball bats, and a New York City basketball tournament have in common? All three have been the subject of antitrust lawuits faced by the National Collegiate Athletic Association — aka the NCAA. Marketplace's business of sports analyst Ed Derse talks to Kai Ryssdal about the NCAA's new deal with the NIT.

Easy rider

| Aug 18, 2005
The Brits have come up with a new electronic surveillance system that makes it easy to track you as you zoom past toll booths. It's kind of EZ-Pass meets LoJack. Is America far behind? Stephen Beard reports.

Copyright-friendly file sharing

| Aug 18, 2005
Software companies that enable users to share files illegally can now be held liable. This has created an opportunity for legal peer to peer networks — "legal" meaning that copyright holders get paid. Gideon D'Arcangelo reports.

Are gas prices making Chris Farrell crazy?

| Aug 18, 2005
Sure, the price of gas has shot up recently. Chris Farrell says: bring it on! Add some taxes! Scott Jagow asks if he's lost his mind.

Shocking developments in oil

| Aug 18, 2005
An oil crisis simulation was staged in California yesterday. Participants included a congresswoman, an ex-governor and a former spy chief, all pretending to be presidential cabinet members. Jeff Tyler was there.

Zero-energy homes

| Aug 18, 2005
Cheryl Glaser talks to Dawn Stover of Popular Science magazine about houses where the electrical meters run backward. Being enviromentally conscious now means giving back to the grid, instead of leaving it.

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