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Collectors keep an eye on who's pumped

Jun 27, 2005
The steroids scandal in Major League Baseball has hit the sport like a hard line-drive. And collectors are getting skittish about memorabilia of players that might be involved. Nancy Greenleese reports.

The Sloan Sessions

Jun 27, 2005
Lisa Napoli talks with commentator Allan Sloan about the Chinese interest in buying American.

The Supreme Court showdown pre-show

Jun 24, 2005
The president's spokesman Scott McClellan said today the White House is "prepared" for a vacancy on the Supreme Court. But there isn't one yet. Although all eyes are on William Rehnquist ... and beyond. Scott Tong reports.

Security strike shuts down Iraqi civil flights

Jun 24, 2005
Security contractors at the Baghdad Airport went on strike today. Los Angeles Times correspondent Borzou Daragahi reports.
Posted In: Canada

Checking in with Aceh, six months after the tsunami

Jun 24, 2005
128,000 people were killed in Indonesia alone, and half a million were left homeless there. In the hardest hit province, Aceh, most survivors are still living in refugee camps. Marketplace's Jocelyn Ford returned to Aceh to report on progress — and corruption.
Posted In: Canada

The week of oil on Wall Street

Jun 24, 2005
Oil, oil, all David Johnson wants to talk about with Kai Ryssdal is oil. Luckily, he's in Texas, so he's got some insights.

The French chef pressure cooker

Jun 24, 2005
John Laurenson goes behind the scenes of one top kitchen in Paris.

A whole lotta coconuts

Jun 24, 2005
With the price of oil on the rise, industries that create oil-based products are seeking out alternatives resources. Think <em>The Graduate</em>: instead of "plastics," it's "natural fiber composites."

Appraising the appraisers

Jun 23, 2005
As American real estate values climb, more people are refinancing their homes. But what role does the person estimating a house's value play? Bob Moon reports.

Eating popcorn in Capetown

Jun 23, 2005
More than a decade after the official end of apartheid, the South African economy is still deeply divided along racial lines. But there are signs of change: in the country's movie theaters, for example. Gretchen Wilson reports.

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