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Three weeks after the $700 billion bailout package seems a good time to find out how it's going. To chat about the bailout and who's lining up to get their share, Kai Ryssdal called economist Doug Elmendorf at the Brookings Institution.
The EPA is changing the way it measures pollution from power plants and making it easier for older facilities to upgrade without installing new emission control equipment. Sarah Gardner has the story.
Continental and other airlines will no longer allow carry-on luggage any bigger than the regulation size. Too many passengers were cramming the overhead bin space to avoid fees for checked bags. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
A glossy, edgy, full-color version of the New Testament has celebrities standing in for biblical characters and post-Katrina New Orleans in Revelations. The idea is to get young hipsters to read it. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
The presidential race isn't the only election next week. More than 400 members of the House are running, and most incumbents will likely cruise to easy victories. One reason is an overwhelming cash advantage. Steve Henn reports.
Marketplace Report for Monday, October 27, 2008