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Day in the Work Life: The punchline

Jul 28, 2006
On this week's A Day In the Work Life, our look at how folks trade their time for money, we get some serious laughs from a stand-up comedian.

Water world

Jul 28, 2006
Consumers face thousands of choices in the water aisle at the grocery store. But what's your best bet for buying H20? Alex Cohen surveys the landscape.

Unusual trading activity uncovered

Jul 28, 2006
The Wall Street Journal says it's found evidence of potential insider trading shortly before several recent big buyout announcements, including at hospital chain HCA. Kai Ryssdal talks to Journal reporter Dennis Berman.
Posted In: Health

Making it through the donut hole

Jul 28, 2006
The new prescription drug benefit can reduce health care costs for seniors. But the plan has a hole that isn't so sweet. Helen Palmer reports.

NFL draft holdouts

Jul 28, 2006
How can NFL training camp holdouts hurt a team's bottom line? Business of sports commentator Diana Nyad talks with host Scott Jagow.
Posted In: Sports

Summer's hottest date movie

Jul 28, 2006
Host Mark Austin Thomas and Daily Variety managing editor Michael Speier talk about the unexpected crossover appeal and staying power of "The Devil Wears Prada."

Virtual American Apparel

Jul 28, 2006
Trendy clothier American Apparel today becomes the first retailer to open up shop in the virtual online world Second Life. Charla Bear reports it could be the start of a trend.
Posted In: Science

Government betting on home care

Jul 26, 2006
The federal government wants to help states transfer disabled Medicaid patients from nursing homes to actual homes. It'll cost almost $2 billion to launch, but they're hoping home care will save money in the long term. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Faith Nights get the call

Jul 26, 2006
A company in Nashville is behind the move to break down the wall between church and stadium. And now it's taking its game to the Major Leagues. Blake Farmer reports.
Posted In: Sports

Health care for the uninsured

Jul 26, 2006
San Francisco yesterday became the first US municipality to offer health care for those without insurance. But as Rachel Dornhelm reports, businesses aren't happy about it.
Posted In: Health

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