Sep 2, 2008

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NOLA businesses weather evacuation

Sep 2, 2008
Even though Hurricane Gustav wasn't as severe as expected, it still left billions in property damage behind it. But a bigger cost to business might turn out to be living with frequent mass evacuations. Dan Grech reports.

Rodgers & Hammerstein up for auction?

Sep 2, 2008
The iconic songs of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein may soon be on the auction block. Their catalog could fetch a couple of hundred million dollars. Amy Scott reports.

'90210' is next to woo young viewers

Sep 2, 2008
The remake of the popular 1990's show "Beverly Hills 90210" debuts tonight. It's the latest try at getting young viewers to spend a little less time in front of You Tube and a little more time in front of that…

McCain must focus on the payroll tax

Sep 2, 2008
Commentator Reihan Salam says some Republicans have lost touch with the economic anxiety of average Americans. He offers a suggestion for self-improvement.

Schools use 4-day week to cut costs

Sep 2, 2008
Rising fuel costs are affecting virtually every school district in the nation, according to a new survey. Some schools are keeping classes in session longer, but only four days a week. Jeremy Hobson reports.

Google has shiny new Chrome browser

Sep 2, 2008
The Internet search giant is adding a browser to its mix of products. Rafe Needleman of was at Google's announcement today. He shares the details with Kai Ryssdal.

Acupuncture touted for low-cost care

Sep 2, 2008
A possible solution to high health-care costs might be coming from an unlikely source -- an alternative form of treatment that's been around for centuries. Joel Rose reports.

Boeing machinists voting on contract

Sep 2, 2008
If International Association of Machinists members reject the new contract proposal, a strike could cost Boeing $100 million a day and delay delivery of work for the government. Danielle Karson reports.

Music from the episode

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