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LA's Air Is Bad, But Getting Better

8/16/2019
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Southern California has had almost 80 particularly smoggy days, so far this year. And Friday is another one.

Duration:00:01:04

Anaheim Seniors Have A New Ally: An App That Helps Track Their Well-Being

8/16/2019
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Seniors who are homebound often don’t have a lot of people around to keep track of how they’re doing.

Duration:00:03:52

As Some Law Enforcement Agencies Rethink Policy, Is No Response The Best Response When It Comes To Possible Suicide-By Cop Calls?

8/16/2019
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After initiating a traffic stop on Monday, CHP officer Andre Moye was shot and killed by a suspect whose father now says his son may have been trying to get the police to kill him.

Duration:00:29:10

Cut From The Same Cloth: How Directors’ Cuts Compare To Theatrically Released Edits

8/16/2019
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Just like in the story of Goldilocks, it took director Francis Ford Coppola three tries to find the edit of “Apocalypse Now” that was just right.

Duration:00:14:11

FilmWeek: ‘Where'd You Go, Bernadette,’ ‘The Angry Birds Movie 2,’ ‘Good Boys’ and more

8/16/2019
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Wade Major, Amy Nicholson and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

Duration:00:33:57

New Study Says Long-term Exposure To Air Pollution Can Be Equivalent To Smoking A Pack A Day

8/16/2019
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Air pollution, especially ground-level ozone, can be linked to increases in emphysema, even among non-smokers and long-term exposure to higher-than-average levels of ozone leads to lung damage similar to that seen in smokers.

Duration:00:18:48

You Can Walk To Dodger Stadium And Save Your Parking Money For Dodger Dogs

8/15/2019
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Fans chant “Let’s Go Dodgers,” but on their drive into Dodger Stadium they don’t go very fast. Cars creep along in traffic that can last well past the first pitch.

Duration:00:05:06

Is Following An Ex On Social Media A No-No? Opinions Differ By Age When It Comes To Online Infidelity And Relationships, Report Finds

8/15/2019
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Is it okay to follow an old flame on social media sites when you’re in a relationship? Are emotional relationships online crossing the line?

Duration:00:18:05

What Happens After LA County Supervisors Vote To Cancel Jail Replacement Contract

8/15/2019
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In a 4-1 vote Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to cancel a $1.7 billion contract to replace Men’s Central Jail in Downtown Los Angeles.

Duration:00:29:53

Collateral Damage: A Look At How California And Los Angeles Prosecute Sex Trafficking, And Who Really Pays The Price

8/15/2019
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The message has been delivered by Los Angeles leaders time and again in recent years: Local law enforcement is cracking down on human traffickers.

Duration:00:48:00

The Perseids are back for their 2019 show

8/15/2019
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It's August, which means the spectacular Perseids meteor shower is upon us. That said, they're not going to be nearly as bright as they could be given the moon.

Duration:00:00:56

Pasadena becomes stage in federal court battle over protected status for some immigrants

8/15/2019
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A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in Pasadena on Wednesday in the Trump administration’s challenge of a lower court decision that last year blocked the government from ending Temporary Protected Status for hundreds of thousands of immigrants.

Duration:00:01:15

Five Male USC Students Complained About Student Health Doctor

8/15/2019
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Fifty men are now suing USC and former student health doctor Dennis Kelly. Five of them say they complained about improper behavior to university administrators.

Duration:00:00:57

LAUSD ‘School Performance Framework’ Would Rate Schools On 1-5 Scale

8/14/2019
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The Los Angeles Unified School District is considering a proposal that would issue ratings for L.A. schools and charters.

Duration:00:29:18

AirTalk Checks In With Metro CEO Phil Washington: NextGen Bus Service, Sepulveda Pass Transit Line and more

8/14/2019
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Phil Washington returns for his recurring visit with AirTalk to discuss the latest MTA news.

Duration:00:48:02

Are Lower Participation Numbers For High School Football In California Indicative Of A Larger Decline In The Sport’s Popularity?

8/14/2019
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High school football participation has dropped by more than 3 percent in the state of California, according to new numbers released earlier this month by the California Interscholastic Federation, the state’s governing body for high school sports.

Duration:00:18:37

Survivors Reflect On 20 Years Since LA Jewish Community Center Shooting

8/14/2019
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With so many mass shootings in our national headlines, it can be hard to process the details of each new tragedy. But many in Los Angeles will never forget the anti-Semitic attack at a Jewish Community Center in Granada Hills 20 years ago.

Duration:00:04:57

Police Clash With Protesters As Occupation Of Hong Kong Airport Enters Second Night

8/13/2019
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Riot police clashed with pro-democracy protesters at Hong Kong's airport late Tuesday night, moving into the terminal where the demonstrators had shut down operations at the busy transport hub for two straight days.

Duration:00:16:03

Thank You, Thank You Very Much: New Book Explores Why Elvis Has Las Vegas To Thank For His Comeback

8/13/2019
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It was 1968, and Elvis Presley had hit a rough patch.

Duration:00:18:51

CA GOP Calls For Suspension Of Motor Voter Program After DMV Audit Shows Duplicate Records

8/13/2019
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The California DMV’s new voter registration program is confusing to voters and full of technical difficulties, leading to hundreds of thousands of discrepancies in voter registrations sent to the Secretary of State, according to an audit released Friday.

Duration:00:18:29