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Kind of good news, but for how long?

Bob Moon | Oct 7, 2005
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, it could have been worse. The economy lost 35,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate ticked up to 5.1%. Bob Moon reports that the worst may be yet to come.
Posted In: Economy

Delphi: sputtering

| Oct 7, 2005
Auto parts maker Delphi may file for bankruptcy if it doesn't reach a deal with the United Auto Workers. Guest host Cheryl Glaser asks Danny Hakim what the company's prospects are.

Google hits the hill

John Dimsdale | Oct 7, 2005
Google has hired a full-time lobbyist in Washington. Why does an online search engine need to lobby the government? John Dimsdale asks just that question.
Posted In: Washington

Reaching the kids

Scott Tong | Oct 7, 2005
This weekend in Washington, hundreds of thousands of people will gather on the National Mall. They won't be there to attend an anti-war protest or a political rally; they're going to church. Scott Tong has the story.

The week on Wall Street

| Oct 7, 2005
Cheryl Glaser talks to analyst David Johnson about the week on Wall Street, despite the fact that it's one he's trying to forget.
Posted In: Wall Street

Getting stuck with the gas bill

| Oct 7, 2005
Think of all the people who drive as part of their job — sales types, for example. Writer and commentator Christopher Elliott says they're getting the short end of the corporate stick.

Time for Oktoberfest

| Oct 7, 2005
It's the time of year for brassy oom-pah music and the clinking of beer tankards. Hilary Krieger reports the longtime German tradition of Oktoberfest has sprouted up — in the West Bank.
Posted In: Canada

Have a sip of Soju

Alex Cohen | Oct 7, 2005
Alex Cohen explored how Soju is the one liquor that can be served at bars and restaurants with only a beer-and-wine license. The Korean spirit is boosting their bottom line.

On the lookout for bird flu

Rachel Dornhelm | Oct 7, 2005
Today pharmaceutical industry leaders meet with the President to discuss preparations for a potential bird flu pandemic. Rachel Dornhelm reports on the economics of the flu vaccine.

What's new at the NHL

Scott Jagow | Oct 7, 2005
The National Hockey League skated back onto the ice this week after missing all of last year because of a labor dispute. Sports commentator Michael Knisley talks to host Scott Jagow about what's changed.