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Ready to meet fall TV?

Aug 26, 2005
Lisa Napoli talks to Stu Levine, senior editor with Variety, about what new shows look promising in the fall lineup.

A blemish on Lance's record?

Aug 26, 2005
A French newspaper says urine samples from 1999 suggest the seven-time Tour de France winner used a banned substance that year. Armstrong says "preposterous." Diana Nyad talks to Scott Jagow.

Controlling the price of oil

Aug 25, 2005
After hitting $68, oil closed today at $67.49 a barrel. Regulators in Hawaii will soon impose price caps on wholesale gas. Kai Rysdall asks Tom Gilligan exactly what price controls are all about.

Citrus takes a beating

Aug 25, 2005
Hurricane Katrina is expected to hit land as early as tonight. Florida's citrus growers are especially dreading the high winds; the oranges and grapefruits can't take much more. Robin Sussingham reports.

A thin crop of agricultural workers

Aug 25, 2005
We all enjoy fresh summer fruits and vegetables. But this summer it's been hard for farmers — especially small farmers — to get their produce to market. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Chris Farrell on immigration

Aug 25, 2005
The immigration issue is a hot topic in Washington, from border control to a new guest worker program. Fininance expert Chris Farrell talks to Scott Jagow about the economics of immigrants.

Chinese textiles unwelcome in the EU

Aug 25, 2005
There are tons of clothes piled up at warehouses in Europe that aren't headed to stores. The EU says China has hit its limit of certain exports. From the European Desk in London Stephen Beard reports.

A new sports network?

Aug 25, 2005
A TV network you may not have heard of recently signed a deal with a sports league you may have forgotten about: the National Hockey League. Sports commentator David Carter tells Lisa Napoli that it may not be under the radar for long.

The cost of a swabbing a Navy base clean

Aug 24, 2005
A submarine base in Connecticut was taken off the chopping block this morning. Commissioners said it was too important to close — might have been too expensive, too. From WNPR, Harriet Jones reports.

Keeping healthy at work

Aug 24, 2005
Job coaches will tell you that you're in the best position to ask for a higher salary and more vacation after a job offer is on the table. Helen Palmer reports from the Health Desk at WGBH that health coverage may be the new sticking point.

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