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European Union and Turkey

Oct 3, 2005
Turkey's hopes to join the EU are meeting a serious roadblock as talks open today. It goes against previous agreements, but seems to be in keeping with public opinion. From London, Stephen Beard reports.

Any silver lining to reunification?

Oct 3, 2005
15 years after East and West Germany got back together, the European Continent's biggest economy is mired in a slump. Kyle James reports from Germany.

Reunifying hurricane victims

Oct 3, 2005
A new nonprofit hopes to bring hurricane survivors together using a free hi-tech voicemail system From WLRN in Miami, Cristina Del Sesto reports.

Power couple

Oct 3, 2005
Over the weekend, NRG Energy purchased Texas Genco for nearly $6 billion. As Marketplace's Stacey Vanek-Smith reports, a provision of the Energy Bill made it all possible.

Mexico-US water rights

Oct 3, 2005
Last week, Mexico caught up on water payments owed under a 1944 treaty. But as Larry Schooler reports from KUT in Austin, the water dispute isn't over.

Feeling economically surly? You're not alone.

Sep 30, 2005
We got our first real set of post-Katrina economic numbers today, and it ain't a pretty picture. We're earning less, spending less, and saving less. Marketplace's Scott Tong reports.

Online sales tax plan

Sep 30, 2005
When you do your retail shopping online, you don't have to pay sales tax, right? Well, some states have decided that's wrong. Marketplace's Brian Watt has the story.

Finding the right people for the job

Sep 30, 2005
The House starts debate on a new energy bill next week. Lawmakers are trying to find ways to increase oil and natural gas production and bump up refining capacity. But capacity isn't the only problem; Sam Eaton reports.

The week on Wall Street

Sep 30, 2005
Analyst David Johnson rounds up the week on Wall Street with host Kai Ryssdal and gives him some travel advice.

See you real soon, Michael Eisner

Sep 30, 2005
Today is Michael Eisner's last day running the Walt Disney company &mdash; he's stepping down after more than two decades. His tenure is chronicled in James B. Stewart's upcoming book <em>DisneyWar</em>.

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