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New Orleans workers sidelined

Oct 14, 2005
Area demolition and removal services are chafing over government clean-up contracts for New Orleans that have been awarded to out-of-state companies. Sam Eaton reports.

Japan: economic reforms on track

Oct 14, 2005
Today the Japanese parliament puts a plan in motion to privatize the state-owned postal service, and in the process, create the world's largest private bank. Shia Levitt reports.

Refco in trouble

Oct 14, 2005
After going public just two months ago, the futures trading giant has shut down one of its units due to a cash shortage. And that's not all. Marketplace's Stacey Vanek Smith reports.