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One idea the president may propose in his jobs plan is a temporary cut in payroll taxes to encourage hiring. But critics say that once the taxes are raised again, high unemployment numbers will be back.
Food riots are starting to break out with the spike in food prices -- particularly wheat -- like the last time food costs jumped two years ago. Will the wheat shortage cause a repeat of the unrest two years ago?
Verizon introduced pay-as-you-go plans for many of the smartphones it offers. With the high cost of smartphone plans, Verizon may open itself to a new market with its lower cost deals.
Ball gowns that literally make you glow, a chic mini dress that doubles as phone -- these aren't ideas from the future, but ideas that are already available on the market. Janet Babin reports.
Marketplace for Friday, September 3, 2010