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Price of sleep

May 18, 2007
There's a lot of money to be made curing insomnia — about $6 billion last year alone, according to a new report. And that dollar amount is only expected to grow over the next decade. Janet Babin tells us why.
Posted In: Health

'Upfronts' showcase TV's changes, dilemmas

May 17, 2007
The upfronts, where TV execs go before advertisers to pitch their new line-ups, keep getting bigger and more important. TV critic Aaron Barnhart talks with Kai Ryssdal about the changes he's seeing.
Posted In: Entertainment

Survey: Anti-fraud controls costing less

May 16, 2007
The Sarbanes-Oxley law that was intended to halt corporate financial fraud, has cost companies millions of dollars and lots of hassles. But a new survey reports last year those costs were down 23 percent. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Crime, Wall Street

Poppies to pills

May 16, 2007
We're losing the war against Afghanistan's illicit opium trade, and losing big. It's time to allow poppy cultivation there for the legal pharmaceutical market, says commentator Reza Aslan, for the sake of their security and ours.
Posted In: Crime

Dell, you're getting a lawsuit

May 16, 2007
The nation's top retailer of PCs is accused of luring buyers with deceptive lending practices and lax tech support. It's just the latest in a string of bad news. Janet Babin talks to Scott Jagow.
Posted In: Crime, Investing, Wall Street

Harrah's considers Biloxi a good gamble

May 15, 2007
Casino giant Harrah's announced it will team up with Jimmy Buffett on a $700 million casino and resort in Biloxi, Miss. It'll be the biggest investment in the state's Gulf Coast since Hurricane Katrina. Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Entrepreneurship, Investing

Sex offenders still lurking on MySpace

May 15, 2007
MySpace is back in the hot seat. Eight states have asked the social networking site to hand over info on registered sex offenders and remove their profiles. MySpace says it's already working on the latter, Pat Loeb reports.
Posted In: Crime, Science

The high price of online eavesdropping

May 14, 2007
Cable, DSL and voice-over-Internet companies are now required to let the government tap into people's Internet communications. It's an expensive proposition. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Crime

Beethoven rocks!!

May 11, 2007
U.K. radio's Classic FM says its audience now boasts almost half a million young teens — 50 percent more than February. The Marketplace Players wish the great composers were around to take advantage of the new youth market.
Posted In: Entertainment

Day in the Work Life: Stay-home mom

May 11, 2007
It's a job where the responsibilities are vast and the pay-off isn't monetary. We see what it takes to be a stay-at-home mom.

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