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PBS dodges a bullet, but can it sustain the dance?

Jun 29, 2005
Last week the House changed its plan for proposed cuts to federal funding for public broadcasting, after public oppostion. Most funding was restored. In a report produced with support from the <a href="http://www.economist.com">Economist Magazine</a>, Marketplace's Nate DiMeo takes a look at the changes and challenges facing public TV.<P>In the interest of full disclosure, our parent company, American Public Media, would have been affected by the cuts.

Who cares if CNOOC buys Unocal?

Jun 29, 2005
Some Republican lawmakers do. They're calling on the White House to consider the national-security implications of the proposed Unocal sale to Chinese oil company CNOOC. From Washington, Jessica Smith has the story of CNOOC's plan to win the hearts of Americans.

Easygoing Canada talks tough

Jun 29, 2005
Today the Canadian Health Minister said, in a nice way, that his country should block bulk drug sales &#151; meaning to American states and municipalities that have been indicating interest. Helen Palmer reports from the Health Desk at WGBH.

Zimbabwe's Troubles Deepen

Jun 29, 2005
As the nation's president Robert Mugabe drives people from their homes, some are heading across the border to South Africa. Gretchen Wilson reports.
Posted In: Canada

Have gas, will travel

Jun 29, 2005
To entice summer vacationers back on the road, some destinations are offering perks &#151; at the pump.

Flying the friendly airports

Jun 29, 2005
Don't sweat it if your flight is delayed. Rudy Maxa reports that you can get almost anything between flights, from a major workout to a massage.

Turmoil in Zimbabwe

Jun 28, 2005
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe calls his destruction of thousands &#151; perhaps hundreds of thousands &#151; of homes &quot;Operation Drive Out Trash.&quot; But he won't allow foreign reporters in to see for themselves. Some citizens are getting out; from Johannesburg, South Africa, Gretchen Wilson has their stories.
Posted In: Canada

Not as easy as it should be

Jun 28, 2005
Marketplace commentator Stefan Kertesz says that behind big drugmakers' best efforts, bureaucracy reigns.

Here she comes

Jun 28, 2005
The Miss America pageant hasn't been performing and it's been dropped by the networks. But don't reach for that waterproof mascara just yet &#151; Marketplace's Amy Scott has the story of the pageant's new home.

Interrupting a business with service

Jun 28, 2005
Entrepreneurs who joined the military reserves have found themselves trying to keep their businesses alive after being called up. Nancy Marshall-Genzer reports.

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