Dec 20, 2005

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Segments From this episode

O Little town...

Dec 20, 2005
Christmas is big business in the United States, but is it so in Jesus' birthplace? Hilary Krieger took a look at Christmas in Bethlehem.

Electricity and the Internet

Dec 20, 2005
Plans are in the works to offer two million Texas customers high-speed Internet over electrical utility lines. Alex Cohen looks at what impact this might have on the future of Internet delivery.

Outsourced airplane maintenance

Dec 20, 2005
More and more airlines are calling on lightly regulated foreign shops to maintain their aircraft. As Stacey Vanek-Smith reports, that's cause for concern for many.

NYC transit strike

Dec 20, 2005
The Big Apple is now dealing with a major transit strike. Amy Scott reports on the enormous costs to local businesses, and how they're coping.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC