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Teachers have it easy?

Aug 15, 2005
In a new book, a group of authors looks at the many sacrifices teachers make ... and why they can never seem to get more money in their paychecks. Co-author Daniel Moulthrop talks to Scott Jagow.

Community venture investing

Aug 15, 2005
A growing number of companies are taking care of their workers, paying attention to the environment, and managing to turn a profit, all at the same time — with the help of a little venture capital. Lorne Matalon reports.

What goes around doesn't always come around

Aug 15, 2005
When it comes to helping co-workers at the office, it's not guaranteed that your good deeds are appreciated. Columbia Professor Frank Flynn talks to Cheryl Glaser about whose help gets noticed.

On Target at the New Yorker magazine

Aug 12, 2005
When readers of the New Yorker open their copies next week they'll find them full of ads from the discount retailer Target. So full, in fact, that there won't be any other ads in the whole magazine. Alisa Roth reports.

Fight or flight in gaza

Aug 12, 2005
Israel's withdrawal from Gaza begins on Monday: some Jewish settlers are already packing up. Other settlers plan to stay until the bitter end. Irris Makkler reports from one of the first settlements scheduled to be shut down.
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Heathrow's troubles

Aug 12, 2005
British Airways is getting about 70,000 passengers on their way who had been stuck at Heathrow Airport after a two-day strike. BA claims it is the innocent victim here: union leaders say the trouble was sparked by the tough management tactics of an American catering firm. Stephen Beard reports.

Private security in Iraq

Aug 12, 2005
In Iraq, 25,000 civilians — heavily armed civilians — are guarding or helping to guard everything from Army bases to construction sites. Daniel Bergner writes about them in this weekend's New York Times Magazine, and he says it all starts with what you call 'em.
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Fuel economy for the airlines

Aug 12, 2005
In an effort to help airlines cut costs, Boeing's developed a way to make planes more efficient on runways and tarmacs. Jason Paur reports from Seattle.

As Peter Jennings exits, who enters?

Aug 12, 2005
Longtime television news anchor Peter Jennings died of lung cancer this week, leaving ABC with the question of what to do with their nightly news show. Cheryl Glaser talks to entertainment commentator Michael Speier.

Sports shoes competition

Aug 12, 2005
It used to be Adidas versus Reebok; now, it'll be Adidas AND Reebok. The two companies agreed last week to a $3.8 billion merger. Sports commentator Michael Knisley says the impact on the business of sports starts in China.

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