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People in glass houses of Congress...

| Feb 22, 2006
Shifting ground for American companies operating in China is nothing new, but Google's accommodation of China's censorship attracted the attention of Congress last week. Commentator Robert Reich says it's time the ground shifted under some feet over here.
Posted In: Canada

Rebuilding in Biloxi

Stephen Smith | Feb 22, 2006
In a few weeks, some homeowners on Mississippi's Gulf Coast should be able to start applying for federal grant money to rebuild their houses. But advocates for the poor say Mississippi's program leaves out some of the state's most economically vulnerable residents. Stephen Smith of American RadioWorks reports.

"Impossible is nothing"

| Feb 22, 2006
By any definition, Iraq is a hostile business climate. Most Iraqi businessmen who could leave have done so. But there is one group defying the odds. As Ben Gilbert reports from Baghdad, the Iraqi-American Chamber of Commerce is not your typical group of local business leaders.

Meet the Powerball winners

Nate DiMeo | Feb 22, 2006
Eight workers in a Lincoln, Nebraska meat processing plant have won the biggest Powerball jackpot in US Lottery history. The workers say they're going to evenly split the $365 million prize. Nate DiMeo reports.

Animal flyers

| Feb 22, 2006
Commentator Rudy Maxa looks at the complications of air travelers flying with Fido.

Cross country woes

| Feb 22, 2006
The US Cross Country Ski Team has been suffering a serious medal drought. Jason Paur looks at how the team is hoping to change its fortunes with a new spending plan.
Posted In: Sports

The IRS wants you

John Dimsdale | Feb 22, 2006
The Internal Revenue Service reports millions of taxpayers are due a refund that will revert back to Uncle Sam if they don't claim the money soon. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Economy

Ballooning health spending

Helen Palmer | Feb 22, 2006
A new report out today predicts that healthcare spending will account for 20% of the GPD by 2015. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Economy, Health

The new shotgun Taser

Dan Grech | Feb 22, 2006
Despite concerns over deaths linked to their current model of stun gun, the makers of the Taser are unveiling a new shotgun version that can immobilize targets from as far away as 100 yards. Dan Grech has more.

The cost of diabetes

Alex Cohen | Feb 22, 2006
The American Diabetes Association today plans to quantify how much the disease costs employers, and offer recommendations on how businesses can help fight the malady. Alex Cohen reports.
Posted In: Health


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