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"Day in the Work Life": Vegas Bookie

| Feb 5, 2005
Last year, the Super Bowl inspired more than $400 million in online bets. But if you're looking for a more traditional gambling experience, why not head to Sin City? On this week's "A Day In the Work Life," our regular look at how folks trade time for money, we walk the line with a professional Vegas bookie.
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Waiting for the new budget

| Feb 4, 2005
The President and the Administration unveil the budget next week. What's going to be in it? Marketplace's Scott Tong takes a sneak peek.

The week that was on Wall Street

| Feb 4, 2005
If it's Friday, it means host David Brown talks to Dallas stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson about the last five days in the markets. And maybe, what to expect next week...

What's with all the mergers ...

| Feb 4, 2005
Telecom is just the latest industry swept up in merger fever. Why is all this happening right now -- and how long can it go on for? Commentator Matthew Bishop makes his case.

India steps up to the table

| Feb 4, 2005
Western aid money is flowing into Asia for tsunami relief. But India says it doesn't want the handout and is instead sending some of its own money to even harder-hit countries. Marketplace's Miranda Kennedy reports.

The next big thing ...

| Feb 4, 2005
Internet radio once lacked the portability of a Boom Box or a Walkman, but not anymore. Andrea Gardner has a story on the growing popularity of Pod-casting.

No, really, what are you wearing?

| Feb 4, 2005
That friendly, professional-sounding person you called to book your airline ticket may have been talking to you in nothing but his underwear! Welcome to the world of telecommuting. Work and Family Desk reporter Sarah Gardner shows us how Jet Blue is saving big bucks by letting its reservations agents work from home.

The Toy Designer

| Feb 4, 2005
You want it, you need it, we have it. The Job Files! Today, hear how some work can be child's play. Produced by Ada Lee Halofsky.

Another mega-merger

| Feb 3, 2005
Preliminary merger talks are said to be ongoing between MCI and Qwest, in an effort to match the scale of last week's SBC-AT&T tie-up. Marketplace's Matthew Algeo explores what telecom mergers mean for consumers.

Monopoly games ...

| Feb 3, 2005
That same SBC Communications and AT&T merger will create the largest telecom operator in this country. SBC is the big dog in the deal -- but what will happen to AT&T's venerable brand name? Marketplace's Cheryl Glaser reports.

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