Rachel Dornhelm

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Kentucky Fried Derby

May 5, 2006
Yum Brands, parent company of KFC and other fast food chains, has a coming out party of sorts Saturday as the sponsor of this year's Kentucky Derby. Rachel Dornhelm looks at what the exposure is likely to mean for the relatively unknown company.

Romance with a familiar ring

Apr 27, 2006
The publishers of Harlequin romance novels have teamed with a creator of cell phone applications to offer mobile phone features aimed at women. Rachel Dornhelm has the 411.

SBA shake-up

Apr 26, 2006
The oft-criticized head of the Small Business Administration Hector Baretto has stepped down. Rachel Dornhelm looks at the challenges his likely successor, Steven Preston, will face.

Passover bread market goes online

Apr 12, 2006
Traditional avoidance of leavened bread during Passover has prompted some Jewish families to sell their unwanted baked goods on eBay. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Stem cell trial

Feb 27, 2006
Today court proceedings begin in the dispute over whether the State of California can spend $3 billion in taxpayer money to fund stem cell research. Rachel Dornhelm has more.

Hollywood on the "Bubble"

Jan 27, 2006
Today's release of the low-budget thriller "Bubble" has Hollywood holding its breath. As Rachel Dornhelm reports, the film could very well change how movies are distributed.

Flex plan rush

Dec 29, 2005
Eye doctors and dentists are experiencing an end-of-the-year rush of patients, as health care consumers scramble to finish up their flex plan allotments before the year ends. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

October retail sales

Nov 15, 2005
The government's retail sales figures for October are expected to be released today, and as Rachel Dornhelm reports, it doesn't appear that higher gas prices have put much of a crimp in consumer spending.

NIH Disclosure

Oct 31, 2005
Monday is the deadline for employees and researchers at the National Institutes of Health to disclose all stock holdings to prevent potential conflicts of interest. Rachel Dornhelm reports.

Gold mines on indigenous lands

Oct 10, 2005
As the price of gold increases, so do pressures to mine more of it. These days, though, many gold deposits are on lands occupied by indigenous Americans. Rachel Dornhelm reports.