Marketplace AM for November 6, 2006

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Disney closing in on cable deal

The Mouse House is reportedly close to wrapping up multi-year negotiations with Comcast and Time Warner over billions in licensing fees. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Entertainment
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Sour lemons

U.S. trade officials today launch an investigation into alleged dumping of lemons from Argentina and Mexico into American markets. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Canada, Mexico
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This week in business historopoly

Stacey Vanek-Smith takes us back to 1935 for the birth of a game that can make you rich and powerful or send you to jail — directly to jail.
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Extending Kyoto

The UN's annual climate change conference begins today in Nairobi. On the agenda is a proposal to expand market mechanisms to encourage developing countries to adopt clean energy technologies. Sarah Gardner reports.
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Sloan Sessions: Hertz IPO

Host Scott Jagow and Newsweek Wall Street editor Allan Sloan look at the factors behind the likely success of the upcoming Hertz IPO.
Posted In: Wall Street
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Growing healthy entrepreneurs

Most successful entrepreneurs weren't able to do it by themselves. Steve Tripoli has the story of one "entrepreneurial ecosystem" that helped spawn a trail-blazing computer simulation company.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship
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A better way to fly

American and British engineers have unveiled a radical new design for a passenger plane that's ultra fuel-efficient and practically silent. Stephen Beard has details.
Posted In: Science, Travel
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Google takes advertising offline

Search giant Google is testing a new service that would connect its online advertisers with traditional newspapers. Jeff Tyler reports.
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DeBeers to call for 'blood diamond' crackdown

The world's largest diamond trader will reportedly join a delegation of human rights organizations calling for a crackdown on trade in blood diamonds. And it could have a lot to do with the Leonardo DiCaprio film hitting theaters next month.
Posted In: Canada, Entertainment
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Counting the electronic vote

The federal government has spent billions to upgrade the nation's voting systems, but the new electronic voting machines are not without glitches. Hillary Wicai reports.

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