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Big business at the Ryder Cup

Sep 21, 2006
This year's Ryder Cup at the K Club in Ireland is expected to turn a profit of about $20 million. Host Kai Ryssdal speaks with Ed Derse about the business side of the golf tournament.
Posted In: Sports

Wal-Mart slashing drug prices

Sep 21, 2006
Mega-retailer Wal-Mart announced a new drug-pricing program this morning: It plans to sell generic drugs to employees and customers at drastically reduced prices, starting in Tampa, Florida. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Health

FDA warning on birth control patch

Sep 21, 2006
The Food and Drug Administration warned yesterday that the birth control patch comes with possible dangerous side effects. Helen Palmer looks at what the news is likely to do to sales.
Posted In: Health

Break out the Cab

Sep 20, 2006
Researchers have found that a specific type of red wine may help to keep the brain sharp, and that's got growers seeing green. Janet Babin explains.
Posted In: Health

A non-profit drug company — genius

Sep 19, 2006
The MacArthur Foundation announced its "genius grants" today. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to winner Victoria Hale, who founded a non-profit drug company that researches drugs for developing nations.
Posted In: Health

Business gets religion

Sep 19, 2006
Christian-based business ventures offer more than just books and devotional items. How about inspirational text messages and ring tones — even car insurance. Alex Goldmark reports.

Documentaries — the new public policy trend?

Sep 18, 2006
Al Gore's documentary seems to have gotten everyone thinking about global climate change. Now a former Oregon governor is adopting the strategy for health care reform. Ethan Lindsey reports.

Day in the Work Life: Balls and strikes

Sep 15, 2006
On this week's A Day in the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we play ball with a minor league umpire.

DON'T eat your spinach — for now

Sep 15, 2006
In more than eight states, bagged spinach is being blamed for a rash of E. coli outbreaks. Federal health officials are warning not to eat any bagged spinach of any brand. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Health

Living next door to a work of art

Sep 15, 2006
You might think having a Frank Lloyd Wright in your neighborhood would be a good thing. But one Los Angeles community is finding there's a downside to historic architecture. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.

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