The Madeleine Brand Show for February 9, 2012

Obama Discusses Home Ownership In North Las Vegas
How will this morning's $26 billion mortgage settlement deal affect President Obama's political capital in the 2012 election?
Protestors march near Miramonte Elementa
This morning, Miramonte Elementary in South L.A. reopened with an entirely new staff of 169 teachers, administrators, and custodians.

Tech Update with John Moe

John Moe, host of the Marketplace Tech Report, joins us to talk about the future of Amazon's video service, new social network Path harvesting your personal information, and how to rent Kirstie Alley's store for the bargain price of $500.
New Video Game, "Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3" Hits Stores On Tuesday

Writers behind video games fight for recognition

Recent releases like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 or Batman: Arkham City have sold millions of copies and racked up huge profits But many who create the games don't get proper credit for their contributions - like the writers.
Mercer 19698
Last summer, Chairman Rupert Murdoch of media conglomerate News Corp. and his son James appeared at a televised hearing to defend themselves against allegations that a newspaper was hacking into voice mails.
U.S. Foreclosure Rates Rise As Bank Repossessions Soar
Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citigroup and Ally Financial agreed to commit $26 billion this morning to assist homeowners’ foreclosures and underwater mortgages.
Westminster Kennel Club Previews Some Of The Breeds Competing In Annual Show

Sklarbros on sports weekly round-up on sports

The Sklars, Randy and Jason, join us for their weekly look at the world of sports. A public service announcement: Do not drive a Zamboni over the ice while intoxicated.
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