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with Kai Ryssdal

Marketplace for Thursday, March 8, 2012

McDonald's hopes to boost sales by expanding its options for value-conscious customers. Airfares are likely to remain high throughout this decade and expected to double in 20 years. Gallup's Frank Newport talks about American opinion on the government's role in job creation. The author of a new Vladimir Putin biography dicusses what it means for Russia now that he's back in power. And we continue our series looking back at the Japan earthquake and tsunami one year later, with recordings from the nuclear plant disaster.

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