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NYC taxi auction

Jun 22, 2006
New York City is selling licenses today to operate taxi cabs in the city. A license could cost as much $500,000, but it's well worth it financially. Bob Moon explains.
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Dining on a large scale

Jun 9, 2006
In New York, some restaurant owners are opening outposts on a vast scale, seating hundreds of diners at a time. Can these giants survive? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, New York
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Tobacco sellers take NY to court

May 4, 2006
In New York, you're not allowed to sell tobacco over the Internet. Surprise, surprise: The people who sell tobacco online aren't happy. They're suing, as Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: New York, Science
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WTC progress?

Apr 26, 2006
After weeks of balking, developer Larry Silverstein has agreed to plans to rebuild the World Trade Center site. Now it's up to the site's owners to jump on board. Alex Cohen reports.
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Pity the landlord

Mar 7, 2006
Despite skyrocketing property values in New York City, some landlords in the Big Apple are crying poor. Ashley Milne-Tyte tells us why.
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Out to sea

Dec 23, 2005
US imports are at all time high. If you cared to check, you'd find that 90 percent of all those presents under your tree came in on one of those massive container ships. Those ships are run by round-the-clock, and of often, round-the-year crews. A huge proportion of cargo seamen are Filipino Catholics who rarely get home for Christmas. Jen Banbury spent a day at a Staten Island port with one New Yorker who is obsessed with bringing Christmas to the people who bring us our toys.
Posted In: Canada, New York
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What's the real cost?

Dec 23, 2005
The strike is over. The subways and buses are running. And New York City has returned to something like normal this morning. Economists are whipping out their calculators to come up with a price tag. But as Amy Scott reports, it won't be easy.
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Drug battle in D.C.

Nov 18, 2005
The drug industry is suing Washington, D.C. over a city law that caps prescription drug prices. The city is trying to cut down on the amount it spends annually on drugs for uninsured residents. Stuart Cohen reports.
Posted In: Canada, Health, New York, Science
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Big money in the Big Apple

Nov 8, 2005
Michael Bloomberg is coasting to a likely landslide victory today over his challenger for mayor. Alisa Roth reports on how the mayor's vast personal wealth factored into his re-election efforts.
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Local shops take the pulse of Wall Street

Oct 28, 2005
How do you take the pulse of Wall Street? How about a stroll around the Stock Exchange's neighborhood? WNYC's Fred Mogul visits the small businesses that may just feel the pulse of the markets on their cash registers.
Posted In: New York, Wall Street

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