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Not as easy as it should be

Jun 28, 2005
Marketplace commentator Stefan Kertesz says that behind big drugmakers' best efforts, bureaucracy reigns.

Here she comes

Jun 28, 2005
The Miss America pageant hasn't been performing and it's been dropped by the networks. But don't reach for that waterproof mascara just yet — Marketplace's Amy Scott has the story of the pageant's new home.

Interrupting a business with service

Jun 28, 2005
Entrepreneurs who joined the military reserves have found themselves trying to keep their businesses alive after being called up. Nancy Marshall-Genzer reports.

For better, for worse, in debt

Jun 28, 2005
The average cost of a wedding is now more than $26,000. Younger couples are taking on the cost themselves. Emily Kopp reports.

Subway, coffee, paper

Jun 27, 2005
In the 1940s and '50s, there were more than 1,500 sidewalk newsstands in New York. Today, they're tougher to find than a cab on a rainy day: just 280 newsstands are left. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Maybe not so helpful

Jun 27, 2005
If you're trying to figure out how to manage your budget, be a better parent, or make a bundle in real estate, you might head to the self-help section of your local bookstore. Author Steven Salerno suggests that's not the best idea in his book <em>Sham</em>.

Collectors keep an eye on who's pumped

Jun 27, 2005
The steroids scandal in Major League Baseball has hit the sport like a hard line-drive. And collectors are getting skittish about memorabilia of players that might be involved. Nancy Greenleese reports.

The Sloan Sessions

Jun 27, 2005
Lisa Napoli talks with commentator Allan Sloan about the Chinese interest in buying American.

The Supreme Court showdown pre-show

Jun 24, 2005
The president's spokesman Scott McClellan said today the White House is &quot;prepared&quot; for a vacancy on the Supreme Court. But there isn't one yet. Although all eyes are on William Rehnquist ... and beyond. Scott Tong reports.

Security strike shuts down Iraqi civil flights

Jun 24, 2005
Security contractors at the Baghdad Airport went on strike today. Los Angeles Times correspondent Borzou Daragahi reports.
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