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The House gets Sirius over a satellite merger

Feb 28, 2007
Sirius CEO Mel Karmazin tried to smooth out House concerns over the company's merger with XM. The satellite broadcaster is forging a $13 billion deal. Kai Ryssdal has more.
Posted In: Entertainment

House bill would make unionizing easier

Feb 28, 2007
A bill due on the House floor this week which would make it easier for unions to organize workers. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Crime, Jobs, Washington

CBS tries to play YouTube's game

Feb 28, 2007
As part of its coverage of the NCAA men's basketball tournament, the network is inviting fans to post videos on its website. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Sports

Not the happiest place on Earth

Feb 27, 2007
Disneyland is suing its hometown of Anaheim, Calif. The park wants to make sure no new housing goes up within two miles of its front door. Pat Loeb reports.
Posted In: Crime, Entertainment, Housing

Wanted: Small-town doctors

Feb 27, 2007
Quality health care can be hard to find for residents of small towns and rural areas. Pomeroy, Wash., is trying once again to sell small-town life to big-city doctors. Chana Joffe-Walt reports.
Posted In: Health

E.U. targets counterfeiters

Feb 27, 2007
The European Union is considering new criminal penalties for counterfeiting and intellectual piracy that could mean four years in jail and fines of up to $360,000 for some violations.
Posted In: Canada, Crime

A torrent of legal movies?

Feb 26, 2007
Digital download service BitTorrent is cozying up to Hollywood. Will people go for legal movie downloads? Janet Babin reports from the Marketplace Innovations Desk at North Carolina Public Radio.

Meet your meal

Feb 26, 2007
Today, a rule that New York restaurants post nutrition information on their menus may be in question, just as other cities are looking to follow suit. Amy Scott digests the story for us.
Posted In: Crime, Economy, Health

Satellite radio: Monopoly or competitor?

Feb 26, 2007
XM and Sirius, the country's only satellite radio networks, will make their case before Congress this week for why the FCC's antitrust rules don't apply to their proposed merger. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Crime, Washington

All the glamour you can rent

Feb 26, 2007
Did Helen Mirren's handbag catch your fancy? Some of the styles seen on the red carpet on Sunday will be headed to a store near you. Not to buy, but to rent. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Retail