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Green energy, greenbacks

| Aug 19, 2005
Oil spiked back over $65 today, and concerns about climate change are growing. So it'll come as little surprise that many are placing their bets on a greener shade of industry. Sam Eaton reports.

The Week on Wall Street

| Aug 19, 2005
Host Kai Ryssdal talks to analyst David Johnson in Dallas about Wall Street during these dog days of summer.
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Who wants the benjamins?

| Aug 19, 2005
Rising interest rates aren't so great for those of us looking to borrow money — although they are pretty good for the dollar. But commentator Michael Hudson says you might want to hold off on the champagne just a bit.

Movin' on up ... in Costa Rica

| Aug 19, 2005
So how do you stretch the dollars you've got? You could skip the latte and pack your own lunch. Or you could head south — way south. From the Americas Desk at WLRN, Dan Grech traveled to Costa Rica.

If you've got the time, we've got the beer

| Aug 19, 2005
Miller Brewing celebrates its 150th birthday this weekend. After a few rocky years, the Milwaukee-based company has poured out some good sales numbers. Chuck Quirmbach of Wisconsin Public Radio reports.

Israel's Gaza withdrawl

| Aug 19, 2005
Things are starting to settle down in Gaza; the Israeli evacuation may be complete by early next week. The country is looking for money to support the relocation process. Stacey Vanek Smith reports.

What next for Gaza?

| Aug 19, 2005
Once the pullout in Gaza is complete, many believe the first priority for Palestinians should be economic development. Commentator and economist Glenn Yago couldn't agree more.

The Job Files: Driving examiner

| Aug 19, 2005
When you go to the department of motor vehicles for that driving test, this is the man you face.

Copyright-friendly file sharing

| Aug 18, 2005
Software companies that enable users to share files illegally can now be held liable. This has created an opportunity for legal peer to peer networks — "legal" meaning that copyright holders get paid. Gideon D'Arcangelo reports.

Easy rider

| Aug 18, 2005
The Brits have come up with a new electronic surveillance system that makes it easy to track you as you zoom past toll booths. It's kind of EZ-Pass meets LoJack. Is America far behind? Stephen Beard reports.

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