Marketplace AM for September 15, 2006
Sep 15, 2006

Marketplace AM for September 15, 2006

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Campaign spending hits record highs

Sep 15, 2006
TV might be losing commercial ads to the Internet but political ads are a different story. Lisa Napoli explains.

Job shortage in Egypt

Sep 15, 2006
Most people think a college education is the ticket for a good, well-paying job. But college grads in Egypt are finding that's not always true. Nancy Farghalli reports.
Egyptians hold up banners during a protest in front of the parliament building in Cairo in 2004. Some 400 people gathered to protest against the prime minister who they say has failed to curb unemployment and the increase in the cost of living.
Amro Maraghi (c) AFP/Getty Images

Living next door to a work of art

Sep 15, 2006
You might think having a Frank Lloyd Wright in your neighborhood would be a good thing. But one Los Angeles community is finding there's a downside to historic architecture. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
The grandest of Frank Lloyd Wright's textile block houses, the 1924 Ennis-Brown House, in Los Angeles.
Michael Buckner/Getty Images

Ford puts job cuts into overdrive

Sep 15, 2006
Ford Motor Company's Way Forward restructuring plan is hitting the gas pedal with jobs cuts, buyouts and plant closures that will happen faster and slice deeper than anticipated. Janet Babin reports.

Job Files: Pool pro

Sep 15, 2006
Rack 'em up. This week's installment of the Job Files visits professional pool player Jennifer Barretta.

Zune to challenge iPod

Sep 15, 2006
Microsoft's long-awaited competitor to Apple's iPod is expected on store shelves in time for the holiday shopping season. Janet Babin looks at whether it has a fighting chance.

New meaning to marry for money in India

Sep 15, 2006
India's government has proposed to give $1,100 to people who marry members of lower castes. The plan aims to weaken the country's caste system, but critics say the payouts won't work. Miranda Kennedy reports.

WHO recommends DDT

Sep 15, 2006
The World Health Organization today is expected to tap banned pesticide DDT as an important tool in the fight against malaria. But as Nancy Marshall Genzer reports, some African farmers are worried.

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Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC

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