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"Power Lunch" Launches a Special Series, "Making Money Across America," This September and October

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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., September 5, 2007 --- CNBC' s "Power Lunch" (12PM-2PM ET) is hitting the road September 7 through October 26 on an eight city, eight week tour, searching for investment opportunities across America. Bill Griffeth and Sue Herera, co-anchors of "Power Lunch," will broadcast live each Friday from a major city, interviewing Fortune 500 CEOs, top money managers and local businessmen about what's hot in their towns.

"Making Money Across America: The Power Lunch Road Show," kicks off this Friday, September 7th, live from Chicago's Navy Pier. Guests include the CEO's of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Allstate, Excelon and U.S. Cellular. Griffeth and Herera will also be joined by local favorite, Chicago Bulls Guard Ben Gordon, to discuss his big endorsement contracts.

"Making Money Across America: The Power Lunch Road Show" will broadcast live from the following locations:

  • September 7 – Chicago, IL -- Navy Pier
  • September 14 – San Francisco, CA -- Hyde Street Pier at Fisherman's Wharf
  • September 21 – Denver, CO -- Denver Museum of Science & Nature
  • September 28 – St. Louis, MO – Kiener Plaza
  • October 5 – Charlotte – Wachovia Atrium & Plaza
  • October 12 – Seattle, WA – The Space Needle
  • October 19 – Philadelphia, PA -- Independence Hall at Independence National Historical Park
  • October 26 – Minneapolis, MN -- Mall of America

For more information including an economic snapshot of each city, history and a video gallery as well as guest lists and Bill and Sue's "Favorite Things" about each city, log on to powerlunchroadshow.cnbc.com.



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