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A cleaner way to clean up

| Jul 27, 2005
There is a way to treat heroin addiction without the ugly side effects of methadone — it's just not accessible. David Brown talks to reporter Douglas McGray.

The public's business: the estate tax

| Jul 27, 2005
As a possible permanent repeal of the estate tax looms in the Senate, Commentator Robert Reich is thinking somebody's getting a bad deal.

Labor splits. Will its power?

| Jul 27, 2005
The Teamsters and the Service Employees have left the AFL-CIO, taking more than 3 million workers (and their membership fees) with them. From Chicago, John Dimsdale reports.

Prime minister? Call him CEO

| Jul 27, 2005
Thaksin Shinawatra is Thailand's prime minister — and one of country's richest businessmen. He prides himself on, he says, "running the country like a company." Miranda Kennedy reports from Bangkok.

Hooray for Bollywood

| Jul 27, 2005
The Hindi language film industry based in Bombay, called Bollywood, is wildly popular with millions of Indians. Wannabe stars from the US and UK are flocking to Bollywood too. Youth Radio's Nishat Kurwa reports.

A mixed future for airlines

| Jul 27, 2005
Airline profits this past quarter have been something of a mixed bag: discount carriers look good, but United is still in Chapter 11. Brian Watt reports that it may be about to get some company.

A new tax for travelers?

| Jul 27, 2005
Rudy Maxa pays attention when someone proposes adding another fee to the cost of flying.

TV Guide heads down a new path

| Jul 26, 2005
<em>TV Guide</em>'s signal has been getting drowned out by cable tv's menus and internet listings. Today the magazine announced a complete design overhaul. And Jeff Tyler tells us, the real change is the new business model.

The energy bill: Four years in the making

| Jul 26, 2005
A full vote on the energy bill is expected tomorrow in the House and on Thursday in Senate. Host David Brown asks Darren Goode, who covers Capitol Hill for <em>Congress Daily</em>, who should be happiest about the result.

Just a teeny provision

| Jul 26, 2005
Commentator Mark Hertsgaard has found a provision in the energy bill that he says could lead to more Enrons.

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