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SCOTUS roundup

Hilary Wicai | Feb 28, 2006
The Supreme Court is hearing myriad cases this week, including one affecting campaign finance laws, one that relates to price fixing, and one on anti-abortion groups. Hillary Wicai has a roundup of all the cases.

SCOTUS on corporate subsidies

Scott Tong | Feb 28, 2006
Today the Supreme Court hears a case that challenges big tax breaks given to companies designed to lure them away from competing states. Scott Tong explains the case, and the potential impacts of the court's decision.

Small businesses revive in New Orleans

John Dimsdale | Feb 28, 2006
Today is Mardi Gras, and John Dimsdale has the story of business owners in New Orleans who returned soon after the hurricane blew out of town. Despite obvious challenges, they're finding business opportunities.

Bring Congress into the Information Age

| Feb 28, 2006
In the wake of the Jack Abramoff scandal, a lobbying reform bill is being addressed by the Senate Rules Committee tomorrow. The bill would require lawmakers to disclose, on their Web sites, specifics on how they're being wined and dined. Commentator Jeff Birnbaum says there's one more weapon they should add to the arsenal.


| Feb 28, 2006
People under 35 are facing more debt, higher expenses, and lower wage increases. Cheryl Glaser talks to author Tamara Draut about her book "Strapped," which details the new financial challenges facing young adults.
Posted In: Economy

NOLA small businesses

John Dimsdale | Feb 28, 2006
In honor of Mardi Gras, reporter John Dimsdale checks in with small business owners in the Big Easy to chart their progress in the six months since Katrina.

Relocation incentives

Scott Tong | Feb 28, 2006
Reporter Scott Tong travels to Toledo to preview today's case before the Supreme Court over whether corporate tax breaks as relocation incentives are Constitutional.

Intel Inside... Vietnam

Alisa Roth | Feb 28, 2006
The computer chipmaker announces today that it plans to construct a $300 million assembly plant in Vietnam. As Alisa Roth reports, the former US foe hopes the move will spur greater foreign investment.
Posted In: Canada

Rising health costs hurt hospitals

Helen Palmer | Feb 28, 2006
A new study out shows high healthcare costs have left most hospitals in Southern California in the red. As Helen Palmers reports, healthcare facilities across the country face a similar bind.
Posted In: Health

Dungeons and Cyberspace

| Feb 28, 2006
The pioneering role-playing game Dungeons and Dragons takes to the Internet today for the first time. While purists scoff, the company behind the move is hoping for a payoff of mythic proportions. Curt Nickisch reports.