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Flu season update

Feb 13, 2006
The Centers for Disease Control report flu rates this year are down, compared to last year. Does that mean fewer sick days for employees and more productive businesses? Helen Palmer takes a look.
Posted In: Health

Hockey scandal

Feb 13, 2006
While professional hockey tries to recover from last year's lost season, a betting scandal has erupted that threatens the league's image. Tess Vigeland looks at the possible fallout.
Posted In: Sports

From the Money Matters Desk: Starting Over

Feb 11, 2006
Barbara Stanny has authored several books on creating financial independence. The story of her life could be its own book. She tells Tess how being cut out of a wealthy family paved the way to becoming a personal finance whiz.

E-Snooping

Feb 11, 2006
The Bush Administration is being criticized for secret wiretaps. But Marketplace's Scott Tong reports that bosses routinely snoop on employees -- and its perfectly legal.

Leaving Neverland

Feb 10, 2006
After 32 years of playing Peter Pan on stage, Cathy Rigby hangs up the tights this weekend at the end of her show's six-night run in Austin, Texas. Julie Moody reports on the very adult revenues the show has garnered, and why it's been so successful.

Turin, televised

Feb 10, 2006
Tonight in Turin, Italy, is the opening ceremony of the 20th Winter Olympics. The event will be broadcast worldwide via satellite, cable and Internet. As Megan Williams reports, while the city of Turin is putting on the final touches for the tourists, TV broadcasters and viewers are where the real money is.
Posted In: Sports

Olympic endorsement deals

Feb 10, 2006
Business of sports commentator Diana Nyad looks at which athletes are likely to get big endorsement deals out of this year's Winter Games with Scott Jagow.
Posted In: Sports

We can't quit "Brokeback Mountain"

Feb 10, 2006
Daily Variety editor Michael Speier looks at the phenomenon of "Brokeback Mountain" with host Lisa Napoli.

Turin v. Salt Lake

Feb 10, 2006
Can the upcoming Winter Olympics in Turin beat the Salt Lake games in ad revenue? Curt Nickisch has the answer.
Posted In: Sports

A cable TV cafeteria

Feb 10, 2006
The FCC says giving viewers a choice of what channels to include in their cable TV packages is cheaper than provider-selected bundles. Eric Niiler has more.

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