Marketplace for Tuesday, September 2, 2008

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Boeing machinists voting on contract

If International Association of Machinists members reject the new contract proposal, a strike could cost Boeing $100 million a day and delay delivery of work for the government. Danielle Karson reports.
Posted In: Airlines, Jobs

Acupuncture touted for low-cost care

A possible solution to high health-care costs might be coming from an unlikely source -- an alternative form of treatment that's been around for centuries. Joel Rose reports.
Posted In: Health

Google has shiny new Chrome browser

The Internet search giant is adding a browser to its mix of products. Rafe Needleman of CNET.com was at Google's announcement today. He shares the details with Kai Ryssdal.
Posted In: Internet, Science

Schools use 4-day week to cut costs

Rising fuel costs are affecting virtually every school district in the nation, according to a new survey. Some schools are keeping classes in session longer, but only four days a week. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Education, Oil

McCain must focus on the payroll tax

Commentator Reihan Salam says some Republicans have lost touch with the economic anxiety of average Americans. He offers a suggestion for self-improvement.
Posted In: Taxes

'90210' is next to woo young viewers

The remake of the popular 1990's show "Beverly Hills 90210" debuts tonight. It's the latest try at getting young viewers to spend a little less time in front of You Tube and a little more time in front of that other tube. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

Rodgers & Hammerstein up for auction?

The iconic songs of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein may soon be on the auction block. Their catalog could fetch a couple of hundred million dollars. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Entertainment

NOLA businesses weather evacuation

Even though Hurricane Gustav wasn't as severe as expected, it still left billions in property damage behind it. But a bigger cost to business might turn out to be living with frequent mass evacuations. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

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