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Sports galore

| Jun 22, 2006
Business of Sports expert David Carter and host Mark Austin Thomas discuss the implications of this month's sports marketing bonanza.
Posted In: Sports

Estate tax compromise

Eric Niiler | Jun 22, 2006
Congressional Republicans are hoping to pass legislation before the July 4th recess to sharply reduce the federal estate tax. Eric Niiler looks at the implications for government coffers.
Posted In: Washington

Lowering your cable bill?

Alisa Roth | Jun 22, 2006
A Senate panel takes up legislation today that could potentially lower your cable bill. Not surprisingly, the cable companies are lobbying fiercely against it. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Science, Washington

Sunny forecast for solar power

Rachel Dornhelm | Jun 22, 2006
A Bay Area company has announced plans to build the world's largest solar cell manufacturing plant. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

US beef surplus

Alex Cohen | Jun 22, 2006
While Japanese officials work out the timing of plans to lift the ban on American beef, US cattlemen are faced with a growing problem: a drought-triggered surplus of beef. Alex Cohen explains.

Virtual soccer training

Ethan Lindsey | Jun 22, 2006
Australia's soccer team can advance to the next round of the World Cup tournament today with a win over Croatia. One key to the team's success so far has been a computer. Ethan Lindsey reports.
Posted In: Science, Sports

Asian markets soar

Jocelyn Ford | Jun 22, 2006
Stock markets across Asia rallied today on the heels of Wall Street's strong showing. Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

EU considers wine subsidies

Stephen Beard | Jun 22, 2006
For connoisseurs of government subsidy here's a new one to savor: The European Commission in Brussels wants to pay wine growers to rip up their vineyards. Stephen Beard explains.
Posted In: Canada

Phone bills may be going up

Lisa Napoli | Jun 21, 2006
Internet phone calls have been cheaper than regular landline calls until now. But those bills may rise after the FCC approved a new plan today to fund phone subsidies. Lisa Napoli has more.
Posted In: Science

Congressional hearings on data brokers

John Dimsdale | Jun 21, 2006
Lawmakers promised to quash private data brokers who covertly gatherAmericans' telephone records without subpoenas or warrants. John Dimsdale reports it's an issue most politicians agree upon.
Posted In: Washington