Marketplace Morning Report®

with David Brancaccio

Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Today, President Obama will be in Iowa talking to college students about their student loans. Are the cheaper groceries available wholesale clubs like Costco and Sam's Club worth the price of membership? Residents in two towns -- halfway across the world from one another -- are putting together a tourism partnership based around their less-than-scintillating names. And a study from the group Climate Central says America's energy industry is at risk, because sea levels are rising along the coasts where we produce much of our fuel.

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Holstein cows feed on a farm in Sunnyside, Washington. After years without an outbreak, a dairy cow in California was found to have mad cow disease.
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While many big banks in the U.S. have been able to pay back the feds for their TARP money, smaller banks are having a tougher time digging into their vaults to pay them back.
A dairyman walks a cow back to its pen after milking in Escalon, Calif. One cow elsewhere in the state was recently discovered with mad cow disease. How will this impact beef sales?
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Marketplace Morning Report®, hosted by David Brancaccio, kicks your weekday off right. Now a regular segment on NPR’s Morning Edition®, it’s a dash of news to go with that first cup of coffee. Get a global perspective on what’s making the business news headlines, airing up to five times each morning.