Google is investing in an estimated $5 billion power transmission system off the East Coast, with the goal of carrying energy from future offshore wind turbines to millions of Mid-Atlantic homes. Reporter Janet Babin talks with Bill Radke about how big of a project this is.
The pharmacy benefits company Express Scripts rolled out a new program this week designed to predict which people might stop taking their medicines. Then, the program will contact those people before they stop. The idea is to save money. Nancy Marshall Genzer explains.
In November, voters in the Maryland suburbs north of Washington D.C. will decide whether to allow construction of a casino next to a mall. But are slot machines and shopping a good fit? Cathy Duchamp checks it out.
This week Chicago Mayor Richard Daley is due to lay out his plans to fix the city's record $655 million budget shortfall. He's expected to pay for it in part by dipping into the city's reserves. But that's not going down well with everyone in the Windy City. Tony Arnold reports.
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