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Airfares continuing up?

Sep 8, 2005
Airline fares shot up again last week after Hurricane Katrina caused a sharp uptick in the price of jet fuel. Marketplace's Rudy Maxa says this is just the beginning.

Refugees to get some plastic

Sep 8, 2005
The government has announced that it will provide $2,000 debit cards to victims of Hurricane Katrina. Is helping that simple? Here's Marketplace's Stacey-Vanek Smith.

Does Katrina signal a career change?

Sep 8, 2005
As New Orleans begins its long rebuilding process, small business owners weigh their options. Sam Eaton reports from New Orleans.

Chris Farrell on the impact of Katrina

Sep 8, 2005
Energy prices and inflation are two of the big concerns. Finance expert Chris Farrell says one major signpost will be whether the Federal Reserve raises interest rates later this month. he talks to host Scott Jagow.

Whither FEMA

Sep 7, 2005
Congress is debating the lessons to be learned from Hurricane Katrina. As much as anything else, it's a big management problem. Marketplace's John Dimsdale reports from Washington.

Zipping along in a hybrid machine

Sep 7, 2005
Three big carmakers — BMW, GM and Daimler Chrysler — said today they'll be teaming up to develop hybrid technology. First they'll first have to contend with Toyota — Sarah Gardner reports.

Seeking refuge in Texas

Sep 7, 2005
In Texas, they're making room for hundreds of thousands of people. Not just in shelters and the Astrodome; in private homes. Marketplace's Bob Moon has this report from Houston.

Airline news

Sep 7, 2005
There's been a tiny thaw in the strike by mechanics at Northwest Airlines, and today United Airlines filed its chapter 11 reorganization plan. Host Kai Ryssdal gets the story from New York Times correspondent Micheline Maynard.

A hospitality-driven economy

Sep 7, 2005
By some estimates, more than 1 out of every 3 dollars that's spent in Louisiana changes hands in New Orleans — or did. Steve Henn has an economic profile of a city that's seen better days.

Battered in Biloxi

Sep 7, 2005
One of the biggest employers in Mississippi is the casino industry. Biloxi is Mississippi's casino capitol, where many saw their homes — and workplaces — damaged or destroyed. Stephen Smith of American RadioWorks reports.

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