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Pristine wilderness meets Britney Spears?

Aug 26, 2005
For years the National Park Service has been in the business of preserving that nature. But according to internal documents leaked today, recreation may soon replace preservation. Sam Eaton reports.

Where's David Brown? And other questions.

Aug 26, 2005
In a rundown of your recent letters, we air your comments and corrections, and answer that nagging question: what happened to David Brown?

Greedy for chocolate

Aug 26, 2005
Mass chocolatemakers are hungry for high-end chocolatiers. Business editor Cheryl Glaser reluctantly got out of the office to check out the chocolate business.

Hey buddy, want a mortgage?

Aug 26, 2005
Some brokers will help get you big money for real estate without verifying your income. Why would they do that? And why would a borrower pay extra for the privilege? David Brancaccio, the host of NOW on PBS, has the answers.

Alan goes to Jackson

Aug 26, 2005
Most of the Federal Reserve board, top bankers, and economists have been in Jackson Hole, Wyoming the past couple days. They're looking back at 18 years of the Alan Greenspan legacy. Bob Moon reports on what the Fed chair said today.

Won't you take me to... Funkytown

Aug 26, 2005
Steven Greenberg was the artistic engine driving Lipps, Inc. 25 years after its hit "Funkytown" topped charts, it's still heard in commercials, soundtracks and more. Angela Frucci catches up with Greenberg.

Ready to meet fall TV?

Aug 26, 2005
Lisa Napoli talks to Stu Levine, senior editor with Variety, about what new shows look promising in the fall lineup.

A blemish on Lance's record?

Aug 26, 2005
A French newspaper says urine samples from 1999 suggest the seven-time Tour de France winner used a banned substance that year. Armstrong says "preposterous." Diana Nyad talks to Scott Jagow.

Controlling the price of oil

Aug 25, 2005
After hitting $68, oil closed today at $67.49 a barrel. Regulators in Hawaii will soon impose price caps on wholesale gas. Kai Rysdall asks Tom Gilligan exactly what price controls are all about.

Citrus takes a beating

Aug 25, 2005
Hurricane Katrina is expected to hit land as early as tonight. Florida's citrus growers are especially dreading the high winds; the oranges and grapefruits can't take much more. Robin Sussingham reports.

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