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Brick rustlin' on the rise

Jun 13, 2007
Rich clay deposits once made St. Louis the nation's brick capital. Today its distinctive red bricks are a hot commodity for builders -- so hot that some people are stealing entire walls off old buildings. Matt Sepic has the story.
Posted In: Crime, Housing

Ohio's adult businesses are seeing red

Jun 12, 2007
Owners of Ohio's strip clubs and adult video stores say their businesses are being threatened by some tough, new state laws. They may end up taking their fight straight to voters. Bill Cohen reports.
Posted In: Crime, Entertainment, Taxes

Opening window to sue for workplace discrimination?

Jun 12, 2007
Congress is putting together legislation that would increase the amount of time workers have to file discrimination lawsuits against their employers. Supports say the current limits aren't reasonable.
Posted In: Crime, Jobs, Washington

A big day for business at the Supreme Court

Jun 11, 2007
The Supreme Court released four, unanimous business-related opinions today. There was some bad news for Big Tobacco. And, as Steve Henn reports, it wasn't such a good day for unions either.
Posted In: Crime, Washington

Citizen ethics panel to watch over Congress

Jun 11, 2007
Advisors from outside Congress will be able to report potential violations to the House Ethics Committee. But critics say that without subpoena powers, the panel has no teeth. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Crime, Washington

CITES: Species, business in the balance

Jun 11, 2007
A commission is meeting in The Hague to hammer out trade laws to help save species in peril. But the panel's actions can have some unforeseen consequences on niche industries. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Crime

Olympic factories accused of labor violations

Jun 11, 2007
A watchdog group says four factories making official gear for the upcoming Olympic Games in Beijing overwork their employees and use child labor. Sponsors already have contingency plans for bad news.
Posted In: Canada, Crime, Jobs

Don't bet on Internet gambling ban's reversal

Jun 8, 2007
Some lawmakers are trying to undo the Internet gambling ban President Bush signed into law last year. One of them got a hearing on his proposal today on Capitol Hill. But as John Dimsdale reports, the bill faces long odds.
Posted In: Crime, Washington

How do you bribe a billionaire?

Jun 7, 2007
Prince Bandar bin Sultan, former Saudi Arabian ambassador to the U.S. and close friend of the Bush family, is facing allegations of taking billions of dollars in kickbacks from a British arms dealer. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Crime

Mortgage fraud's costs go beyond the loan

Jun 7, 2007
Widespread mortgage fraud has completely skewed home prices in some neighborhoods and raised questions about the late days of the housing boom. Mhari Saito reports.
Posted In: Crime, Housing

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