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MID-DAY UPDATE: Number of women in management — not growing

Bill Radke Sep 28, 2010

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We’ve heard about the shrinking salary gap between men and women. What’s NOT changing much? Women in management, according to a new report.

If you’re a taxpayer, you might like to know whether you’ll get your money back from the AIG bailout. Speaking of taxes, American Tea Partiers are not the only ones on the globe who think their money is being misspent. And still speaking of taxes, Congress is looking into gas pipeline safety procedures after that deadly California explosion.

Sticking with that global perspective, the UK is celebrating Cheese Week. Did you know the Brits are trying to catch up to the French and Italians when it comes to ruminant goodness?

From not-Cheez Whiz to gee-whiz, news-reading gadgets are getting cooler. But how will they affect the planet?

Home prices are up for the fourth straight month.

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