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Brand & Martinez for September 7, 2012




Job seekers wait in line to enter the San Francisco Hire Event job fair on November 9, 2011 in San Francisco, California. The national unemployment rate dipped this past month to 9 percent in October after employers added 80,000 jobs.
Job seekers wait in line to enter the San Francisco Hire Event job fair on November 9, 2011 in San Francisco, California. The national unemployment rate dipped this past month to 9 percent in October after employers added 80,000 jobs.
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U.S. employers added less than one 100,000 jobs last month, a much lower figure than some had expected; As we did last week at the close of the Republican National Convention, we're going to fact check some of the claims made at the DNC; The hantavirus outbreak in Yosemite National Park has claimed another life, bringing the total number of fatalities to 3. A Martinez speaks to Marketplace's Ethan Lindsey, who suffered from the virus 2 years ago; The Getty Center is bringing Viennese writer Arthur Schnitzler into the spotlight with a performance and discussion this weekend.; A Martinez speaks with Mignon Fogarty, who writes the Grammar Girl blog and is the author of "101 Troublesome Words You'll Master In No Time."; Then, The Dinner Party dudes are back and Meghan McCarty's got your Weekend Alibi.