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So what's your excuse?

Apr 17, 2006
The IRS has more than 40 categories for excuses Americans use to avoid filing tax returns. As Brian Bull reports, few if any of them work.
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Bush pushes worker plan to small business

Apr 13, 2006
President Bush told a small-business conference today that an immigration bill must contain a guest worker program. But John Dimsdale reports that small-business owners are sharply divided on the proposal.
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India courts Congress

Apr 12, 2006
US congressional representatives are in India today to meet with officials about President Bush's proposal to formally acknowledge India's nuclear program. Miranda Kennedy reports.
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US-China trade talks

Apr 11, 2006
Representatives from the US and China sit down today to seek resolution on long-simmering trade disputes. Ashley Milne-Tyte has more on what's at stake.
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Immigration protests fill streets nationwide

Apr 10, 2006
Hundreds of thousands of people rallied across the country today in support of immigration reform. The protests were part of a national "Campaign for Immigrants' Dignity." John Dimsdale reports.
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Immigration debate comes down to dollars

Apr 7, 2006
Commentator Michael Scherer argues that the debate over immigration isn't so much about national security versus job security. It's about money.
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Mad cow? Bird flu? We've got a joke for you

Apr 7, 2006
A cow, a chicken and a pig walk into a bar. The bartender says, Can I see some ID? Amy Scott provides the punch line . . . .
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A little benzene with that soda?

Apr 6, 2006
The FDA has found benzene, a cancer-causing chemical, in a number of soft drinks. But the agency says there's nothing to worry about. A watchdog group is contesting the agency's findings and methods. Helen Palmer reports.
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Junk food could get held back

Apr 6, 2006
A bill introduced in Congress would effectively ban the sale of junk food in public schools. If approved, students might have to go someplace other than the cafeteria vending machine to get their Cheetos. Sarah Gardner reports.
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Mexico holds the key to immigration woes

Apr 6, 2006
While lawmakers are trying to figure out what to do with the 12 million people who are in this country illegally, author and commentator David Frum says the place to begin reform isn't here. It's in Mexico.
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