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"Day in the Work Life": A Hairy Situation

Apr 15, 2006
On this week's 'A Day In the Work Life' -- our look at how folks trade their time for money -- we tie up split ends with a hair stylist.
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Math in the Real World

Apr 15, 2006
Parabolas, word problems, the quadratic equation...Oh my. Carolyn Kellogg takes a trip to see the wizard: the student who knew all the answers in her high school algebra class. Sure, mastering algebra helps in real life? Sure squared.
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"Day in the Work Life": The Hills Are Alive

Apr 7, 2006
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our look at how folks trade their time for money -- we sing lyrics with a songwriter.
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Office Talk

Apr 7, 2006
Synergy. Culture. Fire Drill. Water cooler. Those words take on new meanings at the workplace. Author Lois Beckwith schools us on corporate speak.
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Saving a Cracked Nest Egg

Apr 7, 2006
Congress may soon come to the rescue of employees who lose their nest eggs when their company goes belly up. But there's a catch. Bente Birkeland reports.
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"Day in the Work Life": Bean Counter

Apr 1, 2006
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our look at how folks trade their time for money -- we roast a coffee broker.
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The Immigration Dollar

Apr 1, 2006
As immigration reform plays out in Congress, it got us wondering: How does illegal immigration play out in our economy? Marketplace's Lisa Napoli reports.
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The "Straight Story" with Chris Farrell: Icy Predictions

Mar 25, 2006
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the "Straight Story." This week, Treasury Secretary John Snow hailed CEO pay and employee wages. Chris gives Snow a chilly reception.
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"Day in the Work Life": Art Appraiser

Mar 25, 2006
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our look at how folks trade their time for money -- we color outside the lines with an art appraiser.
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"Day in the Work Life": Rocket Woman

Mar 18, 2006
On this week's "A Day In the Work Life" -- our look at how folks trade their time for money -- we blast off with a rocket scientist.
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