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Features by Nancy Farghalli

Helping out the home team

Most pro baseball players are minor leaguers you've probably never heard of and who don't get paid much. Many have to look for ways to stretch their paychecks -- with a little help from friends. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Sports

Baseball's newest position: translator

Major League Baseball's rosters are increasingly being filled by foreign-born players, and that trend has translated into a new job opportunity for people fluent in certain languages, including baseball, Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Canada, Jobs, Sports

Only German-speaking spouses allowed

Germany's parliament has approved a new immigration law requiring non-European Union spouses to speak German before they can join their husbands or wives in the country. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Immigration

Where the concrete sidewalk ends

Concrete sidewalks have a bad habit of cracking and they're expensive to replace. So some cities are starting to replace them with a better, more sustainable alternative: recycled rubber.

All the glamour you can rent

Did Helen Mirren's handbag catch your fancy? Some of the styles seen on the red carpet on Sunday will be headed to a store near you. Not to buy, but to rent. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Retail

Iran moves into the information slow lane

Recently the Iranian government restricted use of high-speed Internet for residents there, and it's having a far-reaching effect. Nancy Farghalli explains.
Posted In: Canada, Science

Courting the Arab American vote

Michigan's 400,000-strong Arab community has been pushing to register new voters as the gubernatorial election nears, but they're missing one crucial political element: donations. Nancy Farghalli reports.

Gateway to the Middle East?

Dearborn, Mich., is home to some 30,000 Arab Americans. Many of them run their own businesses and that has transformed areas of the Detroit suburb once considered lifeless. Nancy Farghalli has the story.

Reinvesting in Lebanon

Many Lebanese Americans are facing the dilemma over whether to send money to help rebuild their ancestral homeland — again. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Canada

Job shortage in Egypt

Most people think a college education is the ticket for a good, well-paying job. But college grads in Egypt are finding that's not always true. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Posted In: Canada

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