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It's not cheating, it's strategy!

Ethan Lindsey | Aug 21, 2006
One segment of the video game industry that isn't suffering in the current slowdown is the sale of strategy guides. Ethan Lindsey reports.

An American Girl for every girl — almost

| Aug 21, 2006
Commentator Sandra Tsing Loh's daughters love their new American Girl dolls. And, she says, they have their own unique ways of showing it.

A poorly-reconstructed Afghanistan

Miranda Kennedy | Aug 21, 2006
As Afghanistan rebuilds from war, funding deadlines and deliverables targets are having the unintended consequence of shoddy workmanship. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada

Wienermobile turns 70

| Aug 21, 2006
Oscar Mayer's iconic Wienermobile is 70 this year. Brian Bull looks at why the giant hot dog on wheels has endured as a marketing vehicle.

Expanded Alaska drilling expected

Sam Eaton | Aug 21, 2006
The Department of Interior is expected to announce this week plans to open 8 million acres west of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. Sam Eaton reports.

Canada contemplates softwood deal

| Aug 21, 2006
Canadian timber companies have until today to decide whether to sign on to an agreement to end the decades-old softwood timber dispute with the US. Jason Paur reports.
Posted In: Canada

Gold follows black gold?

Bob Moon | Aug 21, 2006
The prices for gold and oil tend to follow the same market trends. They've been losing ground for a couple weeks now — and it's probably more than coincidence. Bob Moon explains.
Posted In: Wall Street

Back-to-school shopping slump

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Aug 21, 2006
Sales figures for back-to-school shopping so far have been weaker than expected — and that could spell bad news for the holiday shopping season ahead. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.

Big decision for Tyson workers

| Aug 21, 2006
Today workers at Tyson meat processing plants in Washington and Idaho are mulling whether to relocate to the Midwest after their jobs are phased out over the next month. Carol Cizauskas reports.

Signing on with ASEAN?

Miranda Kennedy | Aug 21, 2006
Asian leaders want to fast-track plans to create a single Asian economic market in the next 10 years — and the US wants to be sure it's not left out. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Canada

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