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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 22, 2010
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Earth Day events in Puri, India shown.

(Studio: Maggie Rodriguez) Report introduced.

(Kerala, India: Seth Doane) The difficulty in finding workers for traditional jobs in India, such as harvesting coconuts, as young people are seeking higher paying jobs featured; scenes shown of coconut plucker P.K. Venu††; the drop in the coconut harvest cited. [Coconut board member Tomas MATTHEW††- says when they get education they are going for white collar jobs.]

Rodriguez, Maggie;
Doane, Seth

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