Marketplace for Wednesday, October 10, 2007

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Boeing delays takeoff of 787

The airplane maker says it continues to have problems getting pieces on the 787 to fit. When will it be ready for delivery? One analyst isn't placing any bets.
Posted In: Travel
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Old ways walk out with Chrysler workers

Nobody knows how long the UAW strike against Chrysler is going to last or what a deal might look like. What is likely, though, is that UAW negotiations won't ever be the same again. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Auto, Jobs
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Feds plan help for subprime homebuyers

The federal government is going to team with credit counselors and the mortgage industry to see what can be done to help borrowers avoid foreclosure. It's not all altruism. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Housing
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Public schools lose in Court's tie vote

Supreme Court justices split, 4-4, on whether taxpayers have to pick up the tab for a private school education for a child with disabilities. The tie means a lower-court ruling against New York City schools will stand. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Crime, Education
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Race is on to fuel the car of the future

Car makers could help solve a lot of problems such as global warming and U.S. reliance on foreign oil. Vijay Vaitheeswaran has a new book on that very topic -- cars of the future and how they'll be fueled. He talked with Kai Ryssdal.
Posted In: Auto, Books
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Rwanda is in women's hands

Thirteen years ago a million people were killed in the Rwanda genocide. When it was over, 70 percent of the population was women. The gender imbalance has allowed women to make ground-breaking changes in the country. Orly Halpern reports.
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Dems, GOP ... You do agree on Medicare

Commentator David Frum says Democrats and Republicans are pushing for the same approach to solving the Medicare crisis -- they just don't realize it.
Posted In: Health
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Attending the conference? Bring the kids!

Smart conference organizers have realized that arranging sideline events for the conference-goers' children is a good way to keep stress levels down and attendance up. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

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