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Computer science still beckons

Jun 17, 2005
Fewer students preparing for college this fall plan to go aftr the once-coveted comptuer science degree. But there are still jobs waiting for them.

After the tsunami: rebuilding Sri Lanka

Jun 16, 2005
Nearly 6 months since a tsunami devasted the island nation of Sri Lanka, Miranda Kennedy visits rebel territory to see what's at stake for its people. Rebel territory? That's right — the Tamil Tigers had been fighting the Sri Lankan government for nearly two decades.
Posted In: Canada

A Foxwoods for Long Island?

Jun 16, 2005
The Shinnecock tribe has filed a lawsuit in New York claiming ownership of several thousand acres of pricey real estate on Long Island. Which they think is casino-ready.

Take me out to MY ballpark

Jun 16, 2005
There may be little love lost between Mets and Yankees fans, but soon they'll have something in common: An architctural firm. Marketplace's sports business analyst Ed Derse talks about new stadium plans in NY and beyond.

The foundation of the American dream

Jun 16, 2005
You think the weather's hot? Check out the housing market. More and more immigrants are among the folks trying to purchase that home. From WBUR in Boston, Monica Brady-Myerov explains.

Big Pharma's big challenge

Jun 16, 2005
Big pharmaceuticals hanker to buy small biotech. Health writer Shereen El Feki has this commentary.

Iraq's ER emergency

Jun 16, 2005
Whether it's towels, medicine or oxygen, hospitals in Baghdad have learned to do without. Even the World Bank's $100 million can barely stanch the bleeding. Borzou Daragahi reports.
Posted In: Canada

Inflation — why worry?

Jun 16, 2005
The Federal Reserve is out with what's called the Beige Book, it's regional survey of the state of the American economy. And things are pretty good. Chris Farrell says they get it right: inflation's not really a problem.

The NBA reaches higher

Jun 16, 2005
Mid-finals, the NBA had a big announcement: coach Phil Jackson returns to the LA Lakers. Who aren't in the finals this time around. Lisa Napoli asks David Carter all about it.

Keeping chemicals under lock and key

Jun 15, 2005
It's not every day that a Republican Administration tells Big Business it needs <em>more</em> regulation. But today the Department of Homeland Security called for a safety crackdown at toxic chemical plants. Scott Tong reports.

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