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Hot enough for ya?

Aug 4, 2005
At Marketplace, we're all about the numbers. And the numbers we're seeing in this heat wave are impressive — especially the ones showing all the power being used on the east coast. Hillary Wicai reports.

Stranger in Tokyo

Aug 4, 2005
The size of Japan's workforce is expected to peak — and start falling — within the next 2 years. But many it's not easy being gaijin in Japan. Shia Levitt reports.
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Harrah's big hurrah

Aug 4, 2005
Fresh off a $9 billion acquisition of fellow high-roller Caesars, Harrah's is compiling the industry's biggest database of information on gamblers. How big? Andrew Park finds out.

More more more NASCAR

Aug 4, 2005
NASCAR races draw 200,000 people. Does the sport need more media attention? They think so. Diana Nyad talks to host Kai Ryssdal about NASCAR's plans for a news network.

Taking a whack at small business

Aug 4, 2005
Some Los Angeles mom-and-pop stores selling party supplies are facing heat from bigtime lawyers. Their piñatas, you might say, are taking a beating. Andrea Gardner reports.

Master bluesman as pitchman

Aug 4, 2005
New health ads on TV for medical devices, like new hips or knees, are tapping celebrities for their marketing push. Helen Palmer reports from the Health Desk at WGBH.

Holding your nose for CAFTA

Aug 4, 2005
Scott Jagow asks Chris Farrell about his take on CAFTA.

A kinder, gentler office

Aug 4, 2005
Lisa Napoli talks with Ellen Wingard, one of the editors of <em>Enlightened Power: How Women are Transforming the Practice of Leadership</em>.

Time Warner's painful divorce from AOL

Aug 3, 2005
It was, and still is, the biggest corporate merger ever. Investors have seen the company's share price fall 82% since the deal was done. Today Time Warner said it'll pay $2.4 billion to settle a class action suit over those losses. Alisa Roth reports.

Reading the fine print

Aug 3, 2005
Not all of us have the patience to slog through corporate reports to get to the really interesting stuff. But Michelle Leder does, and host Kai Ryssdal asks her about what she's found.

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