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Can churches withstand the recession?

Jan 2, 2009
In the midst of recession, many churches and church charity programs stand to lose billions. But history shows that churches have stay power. Kate Archer Kent reports from a struggling church in Houston.
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Cocoa market on fire in U.K.

Dec 24, 2008
The price of cocoa has been steadily rising in London as other commodities fall. Supply and demand are one reason, as is the need for that mug of hot cocoa or chocolate bar. Scott Jagow talks to Stephen Beard in London.
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Colombia wants share of Starbucks

Dec 23, 2008
Starbucks hasn't had it so easy lately. The coffee giant recently announced it's closing 600 stores and its stock prices are down. Now, coffee growers from Colombia are after the espresso king. Dan Grech reports.
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Oatmeal: It's what's for breakfast

Dec 22, 2008
A number of fast-food chains have recently added oatmeal to the menu. The breakfast staple is a cheaper alternative to the three-egg omelette, and a favorite of Marketplace's Mitchell Hartman, who found a good oatmeal in Portland.
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Coffee jacked up on shorter supply

Dec 10, 2008
The price of coffee, the world's second-most traded commodity, has been rising due to a projected shortage. But the recession may help coffee fans troubled by steeper cups. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
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Paying egg-stra

Nov 28, 2008
With food prices on the rise, Sarah Gardner asks why it costs twice as much to make an omelette. She discovers cracking the price of eggs is quite the riddle.
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The 99-Cent Chef's recipe

Nov 28, 2008
Wallets are being squeezed from all sides, but with an eye for bargains, you can eat healthy and on the cheap. Brendan Newnam dines with L.A.'s 99-Cent Chef.
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Day in the Work Life: The big cheese

Nov 28, 2008
New York City's Chanterelle restaurant offers menus decorated with limited-edition art, a 5000-bottle wine cellar and some of the best cheese in the world. Better have a good fromager.
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Helping the needy gets tougher

Nov 27, 2008
Demand for food assistance is rising and food banks are struggling to keep up. Senior Correspondent Bob Moon visits a mission to see what demand looks like first hand.
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Adjusting to the veggie lifestyle

Nov 27, 2008
Giving up meat can be great for your health, but can also get expensive. Cash Peters had reservations but decided to try it anyway, and found it may get pricey, but it works. He offers tips for transitioning.
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