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Natural gas, the liquified way

Sep 30, 2005
Natural gas supply disruptions caused by Katrina and Rita have buoyed the idea of building more liquefied natural gas facilities to handle increased foreign imports. KUOW's Tom Banse reports on the fight over one proposed site in the Lower Columbia River Basin.

<a href="http://marketplace.publicradio.org/features/povertycomment/">On Poverty</a>

Sep 30, 2005
This week, Marketplace commentators look at these questions: Does poverty serve anyone's interests? If so, whose?

Reopening the silk road

Sep 30, 2005
Nowadays, most folks travel China's silk road as a history lesson. But a caravan of trucks now on its way from China to Europe is on a trial run to reopen the route to commerce. Jocelyn Ford reports.

The big cheese at the Mouse house

Sep 30, 2005
After today, Michael Eisner will no longer be top dog at Disney. His successor, Bob Iger, gets the keys to a pretty healthy kingdom. Stacey Vanek Smith reports.

Ford pares parts vendors

Sep 29, 2005
Ford buys $90 billion of brakes, bumpers, and other parts every year from more than 2,000 manufacturers. Today, it announced streamlining plans to and cut suppliers in half. John Dimsdale reports.

Giving to Katrina victims

Sep 29, 2005
The American Red Cross has brought in almost $1 billion in Hurricane Katrina donations. But alongside the congratulations comes some criticism. Tess Vigeland looks at whether the Red Cross could share the bounty.

The other disasterous Bayou

Sep 29, 2005
James Israel and Daniel Marino &mdash; the two founders the hedge fund Bayou &mdash; confessed today to cheating their clients out of hundreds of millions of dollars. Host Kai Ryssdal gets the story.

No IPO for MLB

Sep 29, 2005
Major league baseball has been successful at getting people to pay for content on its website. But team owners have turned down a chance to capitalize on that profit. Diana Nyad talks to Kai Ryssdal.

A fee here, a fee there

Sep 29, 2005
Credit card companies are getting creative with how they make money: it's in the fine print. Jeff Tyler pulls back the curtain on some credit card booby-traps that could take you by surprise.

Entergy and its employees

Sep 29, 2005
Entergy, the power company, suffered more than a billion dollars in damage to plants and equipment in the recent hurricanes. Dan Grech reports on how far the company has gone to get its employees back to work.

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