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Segments From this episode

Running Rite Aid

Jun 25, 2007
Rite Aid's Mary Sammons has faced her share of challenges since joining the company. In Part 2 of our interview, Kai Ryssdal spoke to the CEO about the early days.

Environmental cloud hangs over China

Jun 25, 2007
Though China is attractive to multinational investors on many levels, serious environmental problems loom. Kai Ryssdal talks to Elizabeth Economy, who wrote about the situation for the Harvard Business Review.

No more limits on special-interest ads

Jun 25, 2007
The Supreme Court substantially relaxed a key restriction on political advertising today, eliminating all spending limits on special-interest ads that run during the last weeks of an election. John Dimsdale reports.

The financial gap is everyone's problem

Jun 25, 2007
Commentator John Authers says Wall Street is rightfully worried about the growing gap between America's rich and poor.

Amaranth found room in Enron loophole

Jun 25, 2007
Senate investigators say the Amaranth hedge fund left consumers and the entire natural gas industry paying higher prices. And it was completely legal. Jeremy Hobson reprorts.

Some businesses like the feel of SOX

Jun 25, 2007
Many companies say they are burdened by Sarbanes-Oxley, which encourages corporate transparency and better financial accounting. But some businesses have found the act to be a good fit. Curt Nickisch reports.

Iran not too worried about sanctions

Jun 25, 2007
Under pressure to stop enriching uranium, Iran has invited officials from the International Atomic Energy Agency for talks. As Stephen Beard reports, it may just be a move to stall for time.

Music from the episode

107° Citizen Cope
Glass Conversation The Ponys
True Believer Irma Thomas