Apr 28, 2006

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Maybe businesses should take a pledge?

Apr 28, 2006
Is the answer to immigration reform to send illegal aliens back? Should we offer undocumented workers amnesty and a chance to become citizens? Commentator Ben Barber says we're looking at this the wrong way.

GDP's way up, so is everything hunky-dory?

Apr 28, 2006
The government says the US gross domestic product for the first quarter grew by almost 5%, doubling the growth from last year at this time. But Bob Moon reports that everyone's got a different read on what the numbers mean.

Immigrants' anxieties rise

Apr 28, 2006
As immigrant-rights groups called for street protests next Monday and an economic boycott, federal agents arrested hundreds of illegal immigrants in Florida this week. Dan Grech reports that the events have immigrant workers on edge.

Atlantic City can't pass Go

Apr 28, 2006
Hasbro announced today that new versions of the popular board game Monopoly will no longer feature Atlantic City as its locale. Steve Tripoli reports.

Looks like <i>this</i> Dubai deal won't tank

Apr 28, 2006
The White House has approved another Dubai purchase of another American company doing some sensitive stuff. But the administration says this time is different, and it looks like &mdash; so far &mdash; Congress is buying it. Scott Tong reports.