Some say Hurricane Rita could further squeeze gasoline supplies and cause price spikes at the pump. Other analysts predict gas prices may stabilize and fall to pre-Katrina levels. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
The Pacific Northwest is the center of the hops cultivation in the United States. But growing competition from China has forced local farmers to look for innovative ways to cut costs and keep their edge. Austin Jenkins reports.
The founding convention of the new labor coalition Change To Win begins today. Seven unions, including the Teamsters and the SEIU, are among are the organizations that have signed on. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
2 out of 3 workers prefer having employers give them a list of health plans to choose from rather than have money placed in a special account to buy insurance on their own, according to a new study. Helen Palmer reports.
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