- Newsmaker: Greenspan on California's Energy Woes - Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan told Congress yesterday that the US economy has stopped growing. Rebecca Smith, energy reporter for the Wall Street Journal, says he also voiced concern about how California's officials are addressing the energy crisis, and his concerns that it could spread nationwide.
- Reporter's Notebook: Super Bowl Ads: Beer 21, Dot.Coms 0 - The Super Bowl isn't just about football. In the world of advertising it's "Oscar night." Advertiser Michael Jeary takes us on a journey from the 1984 commercial that put Macintosh on the map through last year's dot.com extravagance of spending - and to what we might expect this year.
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