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All hands on deck

Aug 31, 2005
Today President Bush said the response to the hurricane requires all hands on deck. Marketplace's Hillary Wicai joins us now to talk about how DC is mobilizing.

After New Orleans ... what next?

Aug 31, 2005
Hundreds of thousands of hurricane refugees have spread out across the South. Relief agencies and private charities are scrambling to take them in, but, as Tanya Ott reports from Birmingham, Alabama, shelter is just the first of their problems.

Taking a big hit from Katrina

Aug 31, 2005
A gas leak, ham sandwiches, and beach chairs: Dan Grech reports on how one father-son business weathered Hurricane Katrina.

Surf City USA

Aug 31, 2005
California's Huntington Beach plans to license a line of "Surf City USA" beach apparel and accessories. Nancy Farghalli reports that there may be a few swells along the way.

Hurricane Katrina: the aftermath

Aug 30, 2005
Marketplace host Cheryl Glaser gets the latest from the areas affected by Hurricane Katrina from Dan Grech in Alabama and Eric Gallichant, spokeman for the Mobile police department. Patrick Hirsch then takes a look at New Orleans' evacuation.

Poverty rate climbs to 12.7 percent

Aug 30, 2005
It's not the kind of streak you want to brag about: The US Census Bureau says the nation's poverty rate climbed in 2004 for the fourth straight year. Hillary Wicai looks behind the numbers.

How now American cow?

Aug 30, 2005
The Agriculture Department announced new rules today for tracking cattle. As Helen Palmer reports from the Marketplace Healthdesk at WGBH, the new standards will please beef producers.

Wait! Don't delete that e-mail

Aug 30, 2005
Morgan Stanley may pay $10 million or more for failing to save company e-mail. Regulators say the missing documents could have played a role in several investigations over the last few years. Amy Scott reports.

The fundraiser-nator?

Aug 30, 2005
California Governor Arnold Schwarzenneger is in the midst of a cross-country fundraising tour drumming up money for a special election this fall. His efforts have raised a lot of eyebrows; Jeff Tyler reports.

The levee system breached

Aug 30, 2005
A network of levees helped hold back much of the water when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans. But the floodwater kept rising and now about 80% percent of the city is underwater. Cheryl Glaser talks to Roy Dokka at LSU.

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