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Jul 25, 2008

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Stockton: America's foreclosure capital

Jul 25, 2008
Stockton, Calif., tops a list of cities with the most home foreclosures, with 1 out of 25 homes in trouble. Host Kai Ryssdal talks with Bob Bressani, Stockton's interim housing director, about why the city has been hit so hard.

Congress is on empty for energy bills

Jul 25, 2008
The number of energy bills Congress has passed comes to exactly zero. So if $4-a-gallon gas and oil at $125 a barrel isn't enough of a crisis to get lawmakers going, what is? Sam Eaton reports.

Movies put big profits in comics' books

Jul 25, 2008
The big annual comic conference, Comic-Con, is underway in San Diego. Host Kai Ryssdal talks Joe Field, president of the comic retailer's trade group ComicsPro, about the summer blockbuster movies' impacts on comic book sales.

Week on Wall Street

Jul 25, 2008
Stockbroker and business analyst David Johnson chats with host Bob Moon about what happened on Wall Street this week and what may lie ahead.

How far can money go toward healing?

Jul 25, 2008
It's been almost a year since Canada agreed to pay nearly $2 billion to survivors of its Indian Residential Schools who suffered physical and sexual abuse. Sean Cole reports on how whether money can truly right a wrong.

Hot Jobs: Mountain Jeep tour guide

Jul 25, 2008
There are a lot of places in this country where the season for fun in the sun can be kind of short. Colorado is one of them. So to truly enjoy the great outdoors you might want to hop in a Jeep with Roger Kirby.

Music from the episode

The Lighthouse's Tale Nickel Creek
Wanderlust Delays
Range Life Pavement
City Of Echoes Pelican