Marketplace PM for June 13, 2006
Posted In: Washington
President Bush's spending habits in Iraq are getting a closer look on the Hill. More than four years and $400 billion later, Congress appears ready to put its foot down on the use of emergency budget requests for the war. John Dimsdale reports.
Ford Motor's chief executive has unveiled a new policy on meetings. Sometimes, he says, they're counterproductive. No kidding. Tess Vigeland went looking for ways to help them avoid meeting mayhem.
It's the farm of tomorrow hundreds of feet underground, where big companies test <NOBR>bio-engineered</NOBR> crops in huge caverns to prevent the accidental spread of seeds. Janet Babin reports.
Host Kai Ryssdal takes a look at the letters inbox, and it's mighty full this week.
The housing boom is slowing across the country, but there is one home market that's still expanding — the closet. Intrepid reporter Cash Peters went on a tour of the oversized closet.