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Congress has been voting to keep unemployment benefits flowing with several extensions. But there is a limit for people who've been unemployed the longest. In states with the worst unemployment figures, that limit is now 99 weeks. Mitchell Hartman reports.
The government says the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is five times worse than originally thought. With 5,000 barrels of oil leaking every day, the spill is prompting new questions about the Obama administration's plan to expand offshore drilling. Jill Barshay reports.
Moonshine is no longer confined to just Appalachia anymore. Hipsters and foodies around the U.S. are starting to acquire a taste for it, which is giving rise to a whole new industry of microdistillers. Anna Sale reports.
Marketplace for Thursday, April 29, 2010