May 24, 2006

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Israel's Olmert in DC

May 24, 2006
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is on Capitol Hill today trying to drum up $10 billion so Israel can relocate thousands of settlers from the West Bank. It could be a tough sell, Eric Niiler reports.

Inventors beware: Take good notes

May 24, 2006
After nearly two decades, the man who invented coronary stents may finally get his due. The device used regularly in heart surgeries has made billions, but Atlanta dentist Henry Wall hasn't seen a dime of it. Emily Kopp reports.

Corporate America, fund your pension promises

May 24, 2006
Congress is working to forge a combined pension overhaul and tax cut package before Memorial Day recess. Commentator Robert Reich says there's one thing everyone should agree on: Require companies to honor pension obligations.

Philly newspaper sale

May 24, 2006
Philadelphia's two daily newspapers are being sold — for the second time already this year. A group of investors is buying the Inquirer and the Daily News from news giant McClatchy. Brad Linder reports.

What's up with CBS?

May 24, 2006
A day after selling its theme park division, CBS announced yesterday it was looking to sell 10 of its radio stations. Marketplace business editor Cheryl Glaser looks at what CBS might do next.

The team

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