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Seeking refuge in Texas

| Sep 7, 2005
In Texas, they're making room for hundreds of thousands of people. Not just in shelters and the Astrodome; in private homes. Marketplace's Bob Moon has this report from Houston.

Airline news

| Sep 7, 2005
There's been a tiny thaw in the strike by mechanics at Northwest Airlines, and today United Airlines filed its chapter 11 reorganization plan. Host Kai Ryssdal gets the story from New York Times correspondent Micheline Maynard.

The Public's Business: restoring the poor

| Sep 7, 2005
Marketplace commentator Robert Reich asks what recovery really means for the thousands of poor displaced by Hurricane Katrina.

A hospitality-driven economy

| Sep 7, 2005
By some estimates, more than 1 out of every 3 dollars that's spent in Louisiana changes hands in New Orleans — or did. Steve Henn has an economic profile of a city that's seen better days.

Battered in Biloxi

| Sep 7, 2005
One of the biggest employers in Mississippi is the casino industry. Biloxi is Mississippi's casino capitol, where many saw their homes — and workplaces — damaged or destroyed. Stephen Smith of American RadioWorks reports.

Taking refugees in

| Sep 7, 2005
Matching up good samaritans with refugees from Hurricane Katrina is a major undertaking. Marketplace's Bob Moon reports from Houston.

What do you do when gas goes up?

| Sep 7, 2005
Scott Jagow talks to Gen Giuliano, professor at the University of Southern California's School of Policy, Planning and Development, about consumer responses to rising gas prices.

To czar or not to czar

| Sep 7, 2005
Early estimates say recovery efforts will cost the federal government are more than $100 billion. Some are calling for a recovery czar to coordinate the massive effort. Scott Tong reports.

Seafood hit by Katrina

| Sep 7, 2005
Entire industries have been devastated by Hurricane Katrina. One, seafood, was a mainstay of the economies of Louisiana and Mississippi. Rachel Dornhelm reports that those states are feeling the pain.

Supply books, create readers

| Sep 7, 2005
In his offices in Amherst, Massahusetts, David Mazor has 2,000 textbooks wrapped up and ready to go to schoolkids displaced by Hurricane Katrina. He tells Lisa Napoli that his nonprofit has a thing for libraries.

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