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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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Immigration reform moves a step forward

Apr 6, 2006
The US Senate reached a compromise on a bill that would provide legal status and eventual citizenship to many of the estimated 12 million illegal immigrants in the U.S. Kai Ryssdal gets the details from Marketplace's John Dimsdale.
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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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The new school lunch

Apr 6, 2006
Federal lawmakers are expected to introduce legislation today that would set new standards for school lunches. Gone are sodas, candy bars and snack foods. Sarah Gardner reports.
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Is tax-free trade enough for Pakistan's poor?

Apr 5, 2006
Although the US won't offer Pakistan nuclear technology, it has offered some Pakistani industries tax-free access to US markets. But Pakistani businessmen aren't satisfied. Miranda Kennedy explains why.
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New port security rules proposed

Apr 5, 2006
The House and Senate are considering legislation that would require all cargo containers entering the country to be screened for radioactive material. Amy Scott reports.
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