The Madeleine Brand Show for April 6, 2012

Unemployed workers search for jobs

Labor Department reports slowing job growth

Marketplace bureau chief Heidi Moore joins the show with details on the March job numbers.
Mitt Romney Addresses The Newspaper Association Of America Meeting In DC

Romney's path forward in the presidential race

The Atlantic's Molly Ball joins the show to discuss Mitt Romney's campaign going forward.
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A spreading plant disease could harm California's citrus crop

Imagine California with no oranges, no lemons or limes. This could be reality if state officials don't find a way to stop the spread of a plant disease known as "citrus greening."
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New documentary follows the quest to save the Maldives from global warming

We talk to Jon Shenk, director of the new documentary "The Island President," about Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed and his quest to save his country from climate change.
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Weekend Alibi: Bunnies, Olvera Street, Renaissance Faire

Meghan McCarty is back with your Weekend Alibi and opportunities to make this weekend hopping -- literally. From bunny museums to renaissance faires, there's fun in store.
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New startups help people connect offline over meals

KPCC's Josie Huang investigates new startups aiming to connect people offline through a shared passion for food.
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Dinner Party Download: Sparrows, the first cell phone and ranch dressing

Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam offer up some delectable discussion topics for your next dinner party.
Bavaria's Biggest Coloured Eggs Producer

Sound engineer Gordon Henderson shares his thoughts on Easter

Easter egg hunts -- are they ripe for disaster? Sound engineer Gordon Henderson discusses.
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