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Wanted: NFL Commissioner

Jul 21, 2006
Host Tess Vigeland and business of sports expert David Carter look at the qualities the NFL is looking for in its next commissioner.
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Backdating charges filed

Jul 21, 2006
The Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission have brought the first criminal charges in the expanding stock options backdating probe. John Dimsdale reports.

Ivory-billed work stoppage

Jul 21, 2006
A federal judge halts work on $320 million irrigation project to protect a rare woodpecker. Pro-business lawmakers call it an example of the Endangered Species Act run amok. Scott Tong reports.

A case of Clean Air

Jul 21, 2006
Shia Levitt reports on a looming Supreme Court showdown between industry and environmentalists over a key provision of the Clean Air Act.

Human kidneys for sale

Jul 20, 2006
The black market for kidneys in India is swelling as the poor trade their organs for cash. For Marketplace and public television's Frontline/World, Samantha Grant filed this dispatch from India.

SEC, prosecutors file stock-option charges

Jul 20, 2006
Brocade Communications, a Silicon Valley company you've probably never heard of, has become Exhibit A in the backdated stock option scandal. The company's former CEO was hit with civil and criminal charges today. John Dimsdale reports.

The 'Way Forward' looks a ways off

Jul 20, 2006
Ford Motor Company announced today it lost more than $120 million last quarter. Amy Scott reports on the continuing problems at the nation's second-largest automaker.

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Who is coming to Lebanon's aid?

Jul 20, 2006
As the battle between Israel and Hezbollah continues, Lebanon faces a growing humanitarian crisis. Hillary Wicai reports that getting aid on the ground will be a tricky thing.

No charges against Bonds, just doubts

Jul 20, 2006
Federal prosecutors announced today they won't indict major leaguer Barry Bonds for perjury or tax evasion. But, business-of-sports analyst Ed Derse tells Kai Ryssdal, the story isn't about taxes. It's about steroids.

Putting bought women on the shelves

Jul 20, 2006
Bookstore worker and commentator Moira Manion is a bit worried about what women are reading these days.