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NFL negotiations

Kai Ryssdal | Mar 2, 2006
Tonight the NFL season begins, and barring a last minute agreement between the NFL owners and players, the rough and tumble of labor trouble is about to begin. Our Sports Business analyst Ed Derse fills us in on the dynamics.
Posted In: Sports

The pointy shoe dilemma

| Mar 2, 2006
The spring fashion season is in full swing. But commentator Jessica Seigel says it's not helping her with her biggest fashion decision of the year - pointy shoes or round shoes?

College costs

Scott Jagow | Mar 2, 2006
Personal finance expert Chris Farrell tells Scott Jagow that the rising cost of a college education has some wondering whether higher education is even worth it.

India and computers

Miranda Kennedy | Mar 2, 2006
As President Bush continues his trip to India today, Miranda Kennedy shows us why computer makers like Dell and HP face stiff competition from local entrepreneurs.

Food labeling standards

Alex Cohen | Mar 2, 2006
The House is expected to vote on a bill today that would standardize food labels across the country. Proponents say the law would cut down on needless industry costs, but critics say it's an effort to water down stricter state standards. Alex Cohen has more.

Alexander Hamilton's extreme makeover

Amy Scott | Mar 2, 2006
For the second time in less than a decade, the ten-spot is getting a makeover. On the day the new bill makes its debut, Amy Scott tells us why the Mint wanted another overhaul so soon.
Posted In: Economy

No consensus on Census change

Scott Tong | Mar 2, 2006
Today more than 400 economists and other academics will call on US Census officials to spare a $40 million survey to find out how federal programs help needy families. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Economy

Celebrex study

Helen Palmer | Mar 2, 2006
We've all heard the charges that Vioxx can trigger heart attacks. Now comes word that rival pain reliever Celebrex may also exacerbate heart problems. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

Love Field showdown

Alex Cohen | Mar 2, 2006
American Airlines launches service out of Dallas's Love Field today. Even though the carrier is likely to lose money in the move, Alex Cohen reports that it's all about checking the growth of rival Southwest.

European central bank raises interest rates

Stephen Beard | Mar 2, 2006
Europe's central bank is expected to raise interest rates a quarter of a point later today. As Stephen Beard reports from the European Desk in London, that's both good news and bad news for the US economy.