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Is now a good time to buy a laptop?

Sep 1, 2006
First it was Dell. Then came Apple. Both companies have issued recalls for potentially explosive batteries used in their laptop computers. But is their loss the consumer's gain? CNET's Tom Merrit explains.
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Job (dis)satisfaction

Sep 1, 2006
The grass is always greener in the next cubicle. Still, odds are even your colleague shares similar frustration -- job satisfaction is on the decline. What can employers do to reverse the trend? Dr. Carolyn Martin talks with Tess.
Posted In: Jobs
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Repair shops sync up with broken iPods

Sep 1, 2006
Some entrepreneurs have come up with New York's latest cottage industry — iPod repair shops. Adam Allington reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship
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Is there more in the housing numbers?

Sep 1, 2006
The government said today that construction spending fell 1.2 percent in July — the biggest drop in five years. The main reason: home building is down. So we're at the point of asking, will housing take down the whole economy?
Posted In: Economy
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This protest brought to you by Miller beer

Sep 1, 2006
Attendees to a series of immigrant rights marches in Chicago this weekend will find out that Miller Brewing is a sponsor. From Chicago Public Radio, Mike Rhee has the story.
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Union tries to get organized with day laborers

Sep 1, 2006
Many rank-and-file members of the AFL-CIO question why their union is pushing for legalization for undocumented day laborers. But proponents say the move is a sign of things to come. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
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Week on Wall Street

Sep 1, 2006
Host Scott Jagow checks in with Dallas stockbroker David Johnson about the week that was and what might lie ahead in the markets.
Posted In: Wall Street
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Working for vacation

Sep 1, 2006
Put away the beach towel and the picnic basket. Summer is over. But that doesn't mean your vacation has to end. Amy Scott reports on the tricks to getting more time off.
Posted In: Jobs
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How to enjoy your long weekend

Sep 1, 2006
As many of us head into a long Labor Day weekend, commentator Joe Robinson points out that fun and relaxation can't be considered items on a to-do list.
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August unemployment holds steady

Sep 1, 2006
The latest jobs numbers are in and itseems employers are still hiring at a decent pace — with exceptions in a couple industries. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Economy

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