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The Madeleine Brand Show for February 16, 2012




For sale signs are posted on a foreclosed house on Sept. 15, 2011 in Glendale. A San Francisco study reveals most San Francisco home foreclosures were done illegally.
For sale signs are posted on a foreclosed house on Sept. 15, 2011 in Glendale. A San Francisco study reveals most San Francisco home foreclosures were done illegally.
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Fallout from the housing crisis continues – An audit in San Francisco finds that nearly all of the foreclosures carried out there were done illegally. NY Times financial reporter Gretchen Morgenson tells us more. L.A. County tries to help alcoholics with one very expensive injection. KPCC's Sanden Totten has the details on a new pilot program. We bring you the latest from the world of technology with Marketplace's John Moe. California's prescription drug abuse monitoring program could be threatened with the latest budget cuts. And the Sklar brothers team up to break down sports highlights.