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The "Straight Story" with Chris Farrell: Immigration

Dec 17, 2005
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell is to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the "Straight Story." Immigration reform is spreading like wildfire. But, Chris won't fan the flames.

A Survivor's Guide to Travel

Dec 17, 2005
Don't let flight delays and weather woes derail your holiday trip. National Geographic ombudsman's Christopher Elliott tells Kai what to do when you're trapped in a travel nightmare.

Take Back Your Mailbox

Dec 17, 2005
You come home to it every day -- piles of flyers, pamphlets and solicitations stuffing your mailbox. But there are ways to junk the junk mail. David Welch reports.

Olympics 1, Superbowl 0

Dec 16, 2005
Host Scott Jagow talks to business of sports commentator Diana Nyad about the move by Visa and MasterCard to bypass ads on this season's Super Bowl in favor of the Turin Winter Olympics.
Posted In: Sports

Golden Globe nominations

Dec 16, 2005
Daily Variety editor Michael Speier tells host Lisa Napoli why blockbusters are missing from this year's Golden Globe nominations.

New rules for digital TV

Dec 16, 2005
After nearly a year of contention, the major cable and broadcast networks have brokered a deal with a coalition of children's advocacy organizations on new rules for digital TV. Hillary Wicai reports.

No really -- they're GOOD for you!

Dec 15, 2005
The Illinois Supreme court today threw out a $10 billion judgment against Philip Morris parent company Altria in a consumer fraud case over "light" cigarettes. But the story doesn't end there. Helen Palmer reports from the Health Desk at WGBH.
Posted In: Health

Higher. Faster. More extreme?

Dec 15, 2005
The Winter Olympics are nearly here, and athletes are raking in the endorsement money. As business of sports analyst Ed Derse explained, the big money is going to athletes in the new Olympic sports.
Posted In: Sports

Sports ticket brokers

Dec 15, 2005
With the college football bowl season almost upon us, host Lisa Napoli talks with business of sports expert David Carter about the business of ticket brokers.
Posted In: Sports

Do they cause light lung cancer?

Dec 15, 2005
A decision is expected today in a case over whether cigarette maker Phillip Morris must pay more than $10 billion for allegedly marketing light cigarettes as a healthy alternative to regular ones. Helen Palmer has more.
Posted In: Health

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