Marketplace AM for August 30, 2005

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Paging Nurse...Doctor?

Nurses are badly needed in the U.S. and Great Britain. So much so, that in the Philippines, thousands of people — including doctors — are switching careers to become nurses abroad. Shia Levitt reports.

After Katrina, keeping an eye on gas prices

The White House says it may loan Gulf Coast refineries oil from strategic reserves. Otherwise, analysts say Hurricane Katrina could push up the price of gas by 20 cents a gallon.Stacey Vanek Smith reports.
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Can price caps work?

Gas prices are already so high, Hawaii has approved a cap on the wholesale price of gas. Commentator Vijay Vaitheeswaran says the island state should think again.

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