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Bye bye employee discount

Jul 27, 2005
You knew it couldn't last forever. Starting August 1 the only people getting the General Motors employee discount will be its employees. Amy Scott reports.

A cleaner way to clean up

Jul 27, 2005
There is a way to treat heroin addiction without the ugly side effects of methadone — it's just not accessible. David Brown talks to reporter Douglas McGray.

Labor splits. Will its power?

Jul 27, 2005
The Teamsters and the Service Employees have left the AFL-CIO, taking more than 3 million workers (and their membership fees) with them. From Chicago, John Dimsdale reports.

Prime minister? Call him CEO

Jul 27, 2005
Thaksin Shinawatra is Thailand's prime minister — and one of country's richest businessmen. He prides himself on, he says, "running the country like a company." Miranda Kennedy reports from Bangkok.

Hooray for Bollywood

Jul 27, 2005
The Hindi language film industry based in Bombay, called Bollywood, is wildly popular with millions of Indians. Wannabe stars from the US and UK are flocking to Bollywood too. Youth Radio's Nishat Kurwa reports.

A mixed future for airlines

Jul 27, 2005
Airline profits this past quarter have been something of a mixed bag: discount carriers look good, but United is still in Chapter 11. Brian Watt reports that it may be about to get some company.

A new tax for travelers?

Jul 27, 2005
Rudy Maxa pays attention when someone proposes adding another fee to the cost of flying.

TV Guide heads down a new path

Jul 26, 2005
<em>TV Guide</em>'s signal has been getting drowned out by cable tv's menus and internet listings. Today the magazine announced a complete design overhaul. And Jeff Tyler tells us, the real change is the new business model.

The energy bill: Four years in the making

Jul 26, 2005
A full vote on the energy bill is expected tomorrow in the House and on Thursday in Senate. Host David Brown asks Darren Goode, who covers Capitol Hill for <em>Congress Daily</em>, who should be happiest about the result.

Some call it China syndrome

Jul 26, 2005
Recently lawmakers in Washington have been making noise about China's trade and industry. This time, US business leaders haven't piped up to provide a counterpoint. Jessica Smith reports.

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