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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.

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.

Steroid problems that outlated a nation

Aug 3, 2005
Sports officials in East Germany were some of the pioneers of steroid use. Now, the athletes who hauled in dozens of medals are paying an unwanted price. From Berlin, Kyle James reports.

Door-to-door drug delivery

Aug 3, 2005
Why we take the drugs we take can seem sort of black and white: Illegal drugs are bad, legal ones are good. But not all illegal drugs are bad. And the way we get the legal ones isn't always good. We followed a guy on the southside of Chicago who sells the drugs people need for their health.

After CNOOC

Aug 3, 2005
CNOOC is now out of the running for UNOCAL; the failed bid was the biggest U.S. acquisition ever attempted by a Chinese company. Part of the challenge China's companies face is that they are run differently than their US counterparts &mdash; for now. Jocelyn Ford reports.

Torts for the EU

Aug 2, 2005
The European Competition Commissioner is set to announce a plan that will expand private anti-trust litigation. Stephen Beard reports on some Europeans' hopes to sue, sue, sue.

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