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In India, anyone can afford a ticket on this airline

| Nov 22, 2004
American Airlines announced today it's delaying the delivery of 54 Boeing jets 'til the end of the decade. American and other carriers have been struggling to cut costs in a battle of survival amid rising oil prices and cutthroat competition. But in India, that country's first-ever low-cost carrier has just taken off. And at $10 a ticket - just about anybody can fly. Miranda Kennedy reports.
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Can't we all just get along?

| Nov 22, 2004
It's that time of year -- for good cheer, good food, and good company. So commentator and humorist Sandra Tsing Loh says in the wake of a bruising presidential election, now would be a great time for elites from both sides of the aisle to go on cruise control.

Marketplace remembers Vic Sussman

| Nov 22, 2004
Marketplace lost a longtime friend and collaborator over the weekend. Vic Sussman had been connected with this program for a dozen years - first as a commentator and more recently as a senior editor...

The Sears - Kmart marriage

| Nov 22, 2004
The blockbuster merger between Kmart Holding Corp. and Sears Roebuck and Co. will create the United States' third-largest retailer, with assets of $55 billion. What's behind this mega-merger of two retail losers? Newsweek's Allan Sloan joins host Kai Ryssdal for some answers.

Immigration debates

| Nov 22, 2004
The nation's immigration debate is honing in on Arizona. Governor Janet Napolitano is about to sign into law a controversial ballot measure. Proposition 200 requires people to prove they are legal residents before receiving certain state and local benefits. Those without the right documents could be reported to the I-N-S. Immigrant advocates have descended upon Arizona to fight prop 200 in court. Julia Barton reports from Tucson.

Look Ahead

| Nov 20, 2004
What you need to know today about next week.

"Straight Story": Corporate Regulation Backlash

| Nov 20, 2004
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the "Straight Story." First there were apologies, then there were firings, then there were penalties - now, there's a backlash against corporate regulation. But do financial service companies really have something to complain about?
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From the Money Matters Desk: Thanksgiving

| Nov 20, 2004
Turkey, stuffing, green bean casserole… pumpkin or apple pie…what’s on your Thanksgiving menu? On this week's Money Matters-- our regular look at how to improve your bottom line-- we learn how to trim the cost of planning a holiday dinner bash. Anya Strzemien of Budget Living Magazine sets the menu with Kai.

Windfall Woes

| Nov 20, 2004
If a lot of money fell in your lap - would you know what to do with it? Patrick Hirsch reports on what to do with a windfall.
Posted In: Investing

"Day in the Work Life": Scientific Glass Blower

| Nov 20, 2004
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life"...our regular look at how folks trade their time for money...we see clearly... a scientific glass blower.
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