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Climate change threatens East Asia economy

The World Bank warns that East Asia could suffer a setback in economic growth because of climate change. Alex Cohen reports.
Posted In: Canada
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Reich on immigration reform

In this installment of The People's Business, commentator Robert Reich says the best way to stop the hiring of illegal immigrants is to strengthen enforcement of basic labor laws.
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Food labeling standards

The House is expected to vote on a bill today that would standardize food labels across the country. Proponents say the law would cut down on needless industry costs, but critics say it's an effort to water down stricter state standards. Alex Cohen has more.
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Love Field showdown

American Airlines launches service out of Dallas's Love Field today. Even though the carrier is likely to lose money in the move, Alex Cohen reports that it's all about checking the growth of rival Southwest.
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E-lunch money

Houston is becoming the largest school district to experiment with software that allows parents to plan their child's school cafeteria menu online. As Alex Cohen reports, it's not cheap.
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The cost of diabetes

The American Diabetes Association today plans to quantify how much the disease costs employers, and offer recommendations on how businesses can help fight the malady. Alex Cohen reports.
Posted In: Health
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Army green

Most people think that the term "green army" refers to the colors of a soldier's fatigues. Surely the US Army isn't interested in Eco-Friendly green. Not true. The Army's making a mission out of preserving the environment. As Alex Cohen reports from the Sustainability Desk, they get to save the planet and some money.
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Top green-powered companies

Renewable energy sources are twice as expensive as conventional sources, but according to EPA, several major companies are increasing their reliance on green power. Alex Cohen tells us why.
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Katrina cars

Whatever happened to all those cars we saw flooded to their rooftops on TV during last fall's hurricanes? Alex Cohen reports that used car buyers south of the border might not like the answer.
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Whole Foods

The specialty grocer is riding high with its inclusion in the S&P 500, but as Alex Cohen reports, it shouldn't rest on its laurels.

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