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Marshall Field's -- not forever

| Sep 21, 2005
Along with plans to lay off more than 6,000 workers, Federated Department Stores announced Tuesday it will retire the venerable Marshall Fields brand. Alisa Roth looks at whata€™s in a name.

Cruisin' on a sunny afternoon

| Sep 21, 2005
The travel industry reports that, despite higher gas prices, the number of Americans who took their vacations this summer didn't drop. Patrick Hirsch reports that the cruise ship industry that was the real winner.

Undocumented immigrants and Katrina

| Sep 20, 2005
Lawakers in Washington are still trying to deal with Katrina. Congress was reminded today of the tens of thousands of victims most easy to forget: undocumented immigrants. More from Marketplace's Hillary Wicai.

Stopping avian flu (or not)

| Sep 20, 2005
The World Health Organization said today the group needs $250 million to fight bird flu. Officials have said a spreading flu could become a global pandemic. Kai Ryssdal talks to health corresponded Helen Palmer.

Googledeedoodleeedoo

| Sep 20, 2005
We have GoogleNews, GoogleMaps, GoogleLocal and just plain Google.com. Is Google Wi-Fi next? Marketplace's Tess Vigeland reports.

Getting a piece of New Orleans

| Sep 20, 2005
Here's an unusual formula for a real estate boom: take houses underwater for weeks and add hundreds of billions in federal rebuilding money. Sam Eaton reports investors are circling overhead.

This land is my land

| Sep 20, 2005
Kelso v. New London: in June the Supreme Court ruled that private property could be taken by cities. According to existing laws, that is. Today congress began making a change. Jonathan Turley talks to Kai Ryssdal.

Afghanistan is ready(ish) for investors

| Sep 20, 2005
Four years after the fall of the Taliban, Afghanistan is still one of the poorest countries in the world. And just plain dangerous, too. Which makes luring investors a challenge; Miranda Kennedy reports.
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OPEC to the rescue?

| Sep 20, 2005
Today the oil cartel announced it's going to release 2 million more barrels of oil every day. And it's going to build badly needed refineries to crank out gasoline and heating fuel. Consumer advocate Jamie Court is not impressed.

From New Orleans to Houston to...

| Sep 20, 2005
Hillary Wicai joins one displaced family as they navigate evacuee services and search for a new home.

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