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Earlier this year, T. Boone Pickens announced a grand plan to build the world's biggest wind farm and help wean the country off gasoline. Now that natural gas prices have tanked, he's putting the plan on hold. Sam Eaton reports.
The record high prices for copper and other metals that had thieves stealing statues and electrical wires are no more. Commodities prices have crashed, creating a big problem for scrap dealers. Jeff Tyler reports.
Democratic Sen. Max Baucus has outlined a proposal that would not only guarantee, but mandate health-care coverage for all Americans. Is there enough money to do that? Steve Henn reports.
NASCAR has switched to a bigger, heavier car that was tough on tires, and Goodyear -- the exclusive tire supplier for the sport -- wasn't able to come up with a tire deemed safe and good on the track. Scott Graf reports.
Marketplace Report for Wednesday, November 12, 2008