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Disney hits the pixie dust

Dec 21, 2006
CEO Bob Iger is putting Tinkerbell in the limelight with a makeover — and a voice. How does Mickey Mouse feel about all this? The Marketplace Players wondered, too.
Posted In: Entertainment

Bad boys, bad for sponsors?

Dec 21, 2006
From on-court brawls to felony burglary, some professional athletes continue to behave in a less-than-professional manner. Will player misconduct hurt NBA and NFL bottom lines?
Posted In: Sports

Airlines fly into holiday season in the black

Dec 21, 2006
For the first time in five years, the U.S. airline industry expects to be profitable. This week's holiday travel is just icing on the cake, Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Travel

Government scraps anthrax vaccine contract

Dec 20, 2006
VaxGen fails to meet deadlines and loses $900 million deal with the U.S. And, it's not just the vaccine that's in trouble but the whole bio-defense program it's part of, Project Bioshield. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Putting eBay to the test

Dec 19, 2006
Cash Peters heads off to eBay U, where it doesn't take long for him to learn that you <i>can</i> sell anything online.
Posted In: Science

Goodbye VHS, farewell fair use

Dec 19, 2006
As VHS tapes and VCRs head the way of Betamax and phonographs, commentator Bill Hammack warns that the right to fair use is in danger of disappearing right along with them.

Small airlines fly under the merger radar

Dec 19, 2006
There's been plenty of talk about big airline mergers and takeovers lately &mdash; so why aren't legacy carriers going after the smaller, money-making airlines? Jason Paur reports.
Posted In: Travel

Can controversy save Berlin's opera?

Dec 19, 2006
Berlin's opera house was packed last night for the long-awaited "Idomeneo." It was canceled in September after threats from Islamic fundamentalists, but all the extra publicity could help bring back some much-needed funding, Ethan Lindsey reports.
Posted In: Canada

Driving down the price of drugs

Dec 18, 2006
Private companies aren't the only ones putting pressure on drugmakers to lower prescription prices. This morning the Bush administration will offer its own proposal. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Day in the Work Life: The silent treatment

Dec 15, 2006
On this week's 'A Day In the Work Life' -- our regular look at how folks trade time for money -- we pick up signs from a mime.

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