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Chinese textiles to support the EU again

Sep 5, 2005
Peace appears to have broken out in the Bra Wars. China and the European Union have settled a trade dispute which had millions of bras, sweaters and pants piling up in European ports. Stephen Beard reports.
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Getting grain to market

Sep 5, 2005
Instead of counting profits by the bushel this year, America's farmers are worried about what's going to happen come harvest time. Alisa Roth reports on what the trouble at gulf ports might mean for farmers.

The state of labor

Sep 5, 2005
You probably had today off; it's a day to remember that labor unions won many of what we now consider basic workers' rights. Jeff Tyler considers the challenges organized labor faces in the near future.

Putting yourself on the line

Sep 5, 2005
Hurricane Katrina sucked up and spit out everything in its path, from boats to buildings. Marketplace's Dan Grech came across one warehouse owner in Gulfport, Mississippi who formed his own one-man security detail.

Houston, we may have a problem

Sep 5, 2005
Former President Bush and his wife Barbara visit Houston's in the Reliant Center near the Astrodome. Will the thousands of refugees in the Lone Star state stay, or will they go? Marketplace's Bob Moon reports.

Local banks struggle to reopen

Sep 5, 2005
Most of New Orleans' community banks — without a national or even state-wide presence — have been shut down since the storm. People and businesses have been completely cut off from their money; Sam Eaton reports.

What's next in Washington?

Sep 5, 2005
Marketplace's Hillary Wicai reports that conservative political priorities like tax cuts may take a back seat, as legislators return to Washington to face post-hurricane challenges.

Tabasco stays afloat, post-hurricane

Sep 5, 2005
McIlhenny Company, the makers of Tabasco sauce, has been been part of Louisiana's business community for about 140 years. Company president Paul McIlhenny tells Cheryl Glaser that one of his top priorities has been taking care of his employees.

The road to recovery

Sep 5, 2005
Emergency response to the hurricane has come under fire. Walter Peacock of Texas A&M says we've forgotten the lessons learned from both Hurricane Andrew and the Northridge Earthquake.

Your Katrina Questions

Sep 3, 2005
If you have stories or questions about personal finance issues stemming from a disaster like Hurricane Katrina, we want to hear from you. Send an e-mail to <a href="/contact/">money@marketplace.org</a>.

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