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Portland going 100% renewable

Mitchell Hartman | Aug 30, 2006
Portland, Ore. is throwing all its weight into the fight against global warming by promising to run on 100% renewable energy starting next year. Mitchell Hartman reports.

Displaced poor likely to stay where they land

| Aug 30, 2006
Commentator Robert Reich argues that despite all the rebuilding efforts a year after Hurricane Katrina, little has been done to help New Orleans' displaced poor.

Hotel forced to change business strategy

Dan Grech | Aug 30, 2006
A year ago, Hurricane Katrina's 30-foot storm surge essentially wiped the town of Waveland, Mississippi off the map. Dan Grech revisits the Coast Inn and Suites to check in on its reconstruction.

Trying to get Bally in shape

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Aug 30, 2006
Dissident shareholders are preparing for a possible bid to put Bally Total Fitness on the sale block after years of disappointing revenue. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Sports

Kraft, Philip Morris splitting up?

Janet Babin | Aug 30, 2006
Altria, the parent company of Kraft Foods and cigarette-maker Philip Morris, is under pressure from shareholders to separate the two companies. Janet Babin reports.

Immigration field hearing

Scott Tong | Aug 30, 2006
The Senate takes its immigration field hearing tour to Colorado today to examine the impact of illegal immigration on state and federal budgets. Scott Tong reports.

Tag-team parenting grows

| Aug 30, 2006
A new report says an increasing number of married couples have become "tag-team" parents, working different shifts to take turn watching the kids to help ends meet. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Don't forget the coffee

| Aug 30, 2006
Starbucks is planning a big marketing push to get consumers to drink its . . . coffee? Jason Paur explains.

iPod manufacturer sues journalists

Jocelyn Ford | Aug 30, 2006
The Taiwanese company that manufactures Apple's iPod is suing two journalists for $3.5 million for writing that it had poor working conditions in its factory. And the journalists' assets have been frozen, Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

Controversy over UK super-casino

Stephen Beard | Aug 30, 2006
A public hearing opens in Britain today to decide who will run the UK's first Vegas-style casino. Controversial US billionaire Philip Anschutz is the frontrunner. Stephen Beard has the story.
Posted In: Canada