- Newsmaker: Economy Surprisingly Strong in First Quarter - Despite Doomsday predictions, America's gross domestic product grew by two percent in the first quarter this year, up from one percent in the final quarter of last year. Knight Kiplinger, who edits the Kiplinger Letter, has been bullish all along and expects continued growth as a result of recent rate cuts by the Federal Reserve.
- Reporter's Notebook: Scalped NBA Playoff Tickets Aren't Hard to Find - Not long ago, the National Basketball Association was America's most glamorous sports attraction. But the retirement of several sports legends, corporate greed and players' strikes have resulted in empty seats and lower viewership. Sam Walker, sports writer for The Wall Street Journal, talks about the "popping of the NBA's balloon."
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