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A cable TV cafeteria

Feb 10, 2006
The FCC says giving viewers a choice of what channels to include in their cable TV packages is cheaper than provider-selected bundles. Eric Niiler has more.

Leaving Neverland

Feb 10, 2006
After 32 years of playing Peter Pan on stage, Cathy Rigby hangs up the tights this weekend at the end of her show's six-night run in Austin, Texas. Julie Moody reports on the very adult revenues the show has garnered, and why it's been so successful.

Turin, televised

Feb 10, 2006
Tonight in Turin, Italy, is the opening ceremony of the 20th Winter Olympics. The event will be broadcast worldwide via satellite, cable and Internet. As Megan Williams reports, while the city of Turin is putting on the final touches for the tourists, TV broadcasters and viewers are where the real money is.
Posted In: Sports

Bird flu comes to Africa

Feb 9, 2006
Two more cases of bird flu have been confirmed in Nigeria. This comes a day after the first outbreak of the H5N1 virus was reported in Africa. There are worries that sub-Saharan Africa lacks the infrastructure to deal with a massive health crisis. Helen Palmer has the story.
Posted In: Canada, Health

The Ritalin Generation

Feb 9, 2006
Many of today's college students have grown up with a personal knowledge of ADD drugs. There's even a name for them: "The Ritalin Generation." Some students are abusing these medications, either for study aids or for a good time. Youth Radio's Michelle Jarboe reports from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she says there is a thriving black market for ADD drugs.
Posted In: Health

You say Turin, I say Torino...

Feb 9, 2006
... Let's call the whole thing off? Business of sports expert David Carter tells Lisa Napoli why we haven't been hearing much about the upcoming Winter Olympics.
Posted In: Sports

Se vende Univision

Feb 9, 2006
The Spanish-language TV network is for sale, and as Jeff Tyler reports, it's not just the small-screen cachet Univision has with Latinos that makes it attractive to buyers.

The FDA and ADD

Feb 8, 2006
Senator Chuck Grassley is charging that the Food and Drug Administration isn't regulating prescription drugs for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD). His remarks come as two FDA advisory panels prepare to meet to discuss ADD drugs. Helen Palmer has the story.
Posted In: Health

The Secret Millionaire's Club

Feb 8, 2006
Warren Buffett has teamed up with a British company to create an animated series called "The Secret Millionaire's Club" to teach children how to invest their money. Storylines will include corporate raiders, crooked politicians, and corrupt accountants. Curt Nickish takes a look.
Posted In: Economy, Entrepreneurship

WTO on GMOs

Feb 7, 2006
The US, Canada, and Argentina have all complained to the World Trade Organization about the EU's policy on genetically modified food. As Helen Palmer reports, today the WTO said Europe's policy will have to change.
Posted In: Health

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