Marketplace AM for October 12, 2005

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The public's business: Greenspan's successor

Commentator Robert Reich says being a friend of President Bush isn't the best qualification for a new Fed chief.
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Getting New Orleans on its feet

FEMA is hard at work filling its trailers with New Orleans evacuees. And people are ready to get back to work. But there's still a problem. Sam Eaton explains.
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iPod's latest move

Apple is set to unveil the latest version of the iPod today. As Ethan Lindsey reports, the company has consumers right where it wants them.
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Whistleblowing vs. "public concern"

The Supreme Court looks at a case today involving a whistleblower in the Los Angeles County District Attorneys office. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Washington
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Value-added outsourcing

Cutting costs isn't the only reason big corporations outsource job from the United States. Alisa Roth looks at the latest outsourcing trends.
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Home heating outlook

The US Department of Energy holds its annual Winter Fuels Outlook Conference today. Stacy Vanek Smith gives us a preview of their forecast.
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America's endangered forests

National forests in the United States contribute 2% percent of the materials used to manufacture wood products in this country. Pressure is building to increase that figure; Jeff Tyler reports.
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To err is human

A new report shows errors by overworked doctors in training cost $13 billion a year in extra medical care and lost wages. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health
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China in space

China blasted off its second manned spacecraft today. Two astronauts are orbiting the earth for the next five days. From Beijing, Ruth Kirchner has more.

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