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Movin' on up — or not

Jul 18, 2005
Getting to that deluxe apartment in the sky might be harder than you think. Host David Brown talks with John Parker of the <em>Economist</em> about a survey that appears in this week's edition of the magazine.

Washington takes a swing at baseball

Jul 18, 2005
If you're from Washington, political wrangling is as American as baseball and apple pie. So when the Washington Nationals baseball team came up for sale, partisanship came into play. Stephen Henn reports.

A bright future for India

Jul 18, 2005
India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be in Washington today for a state visit with President Bush. Miranda Kennedy reports from New Delhi that young Indians are looking forward.

Corporate responsibility gets a makeover?

Jul 18, 2005
Sarbanes-Oxley marks its third anniversary next week, but the corporate responsiblity act still has its critics. Peronet Despeignes of <em>Fortune Magazine</em> speaks with Cheryl Glaser about what may happen with Sarbanes-Oxley as Christopher Cox takes over the SEC.

Painting the glass ceiling with a little green

Jul 15, 2005
Women executives do a better job of narrowing the gap between the salaries of men and women. Hillary Wicai reports on the findings of a new study.

Like selling candy to a baby

Jul 15, 2005
The Federal government is holding a conference this week on whether there should be stronger regulations on marketing food to kids. From the Marketplace Health Desk at WGBH, Helen Palmer reports.

The Polish plumber wants you

Jul 15, 2005
Take a political hot potato, add a hot model and you might just make a tourism coup. Eleanor Beardsley reports from Paris on the buzz around the Polish Plumber.
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Taxi! Environmentally friendly taxi!

Jul 15, 2005
Hybrid mania is coming to the streets of New York City. New York's taxi and limousine commission has 90 days to approve some hybrid models for use as cabs. Marketplace's Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Lance Armstrong rides into the sunset

Jul 15, 2005
For many Americans, bicycle = Lance Armstrong. So what happens to the sport when the guy synonymous with it retires after this year? Lisa Napoli talks with commentator Michael Knisley.

Oliver Stone takes on 9-11

Jul 15, 2005
Movie director Oliver Stone's made a career out of controversy, with films like <em>JFK</em> and <em>Natural Born Killers</em>. Cheryl Glaser talks about his newest project, on the September 11th attacks, with entertainment commentator Michael Speier.

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