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Yahoo for foodies

Nov 2, 2006
Web giant Yahoo is getting into the food business — or at least the business of providing a gathering place for people interested in food. It launches its new site today. Janet Babin reports.

Day of the Dead profits to be made

Nov 2, 2006
Today is the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead. It's is growing in popularity in the U.S. and that's sparking a brisk retail trade on the Internet. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Mexico

Fat and happy

Nov 1, 2006
New research out of Harvard finds mice given large amounts of a compound found in red wine were able to consume high-calorie diets without the usual bad side effects of getting fat. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health

High Court hears emissions case

Nov 1, 2006
At issue is how the government should measure smokestack emissions. Companies could be forced to add expensive new pollution controls, but environmentalists say the benefits in cleaner air are worth the cost. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Crime

A case of power and pollution

Oct 31, 2006
How should the EPA measure the pollution spewing from a smokestack? Tomorrow the Supreme Court hears a complex case that pits environmentalists against a power company. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Crime

Who's getting swindled?

Oct 31, 2006
Identity theft is the fraud de jour, but old-fashioned con artists are still alive and well. A new study looks at who's most susceptible — and it's not always who you might think. Apryl Lundsten reports.
Posted In: Crime

It's beginning to look like a Lego-less Christmas . . .

Oct 31, 2006
Lego announced today that some of its hottest products are sold out — and there may not be more in time for the holidays. The Marketplace Players remind us that you don't mess with Santa.

MySpace comes clean

Oct 31, 2006
The social networking site has announced it's licensed new technology that will ban users from uploading copyrighted material onto the site. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Science

Candy's not just for kids

Oct 31, 2006
Halloween has grown into a multi-billion dollar retail industry, thanks to an 18-and-up crowd that's embraced the spooky holiday as another reason to celebrate. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Ringtone royalties

Oct 30, 2006
There's a whole lot of money rolling in from cell phone ringtones and other digital downloads — but music companies might be taking more than their share of the royalties. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

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