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Trump says he will walk out if North Korea meeting not 'fruitful'

4/19/2018
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President Trump and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe addressed reporters Wednesday evening after talks at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.

Duration:00:03:14

How 'FernGully' inspired a generation to pursue environmental justice

4/19/2018
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Director Bill Kroyer on how the 1992 film had a lasting impact on young moviegoers at the time, including KPCC's environment reporter, Emily Guerin.

Duration:00:17:59

'Come Sunday' puts 'This American Life' story of Bishop Carlton Pearson on screen

4/18/2018
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The Netflix film dramatizes the story of a popular Pentecostal preacher that was first told in an episode of the popular public radio program.

Duration:00:10:49

How #MeToo informed a filmmaker's second documentary on Harvey Weinstein

4/18/2018
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“The Reckoning: Hollywood’s Worst Kept Secret" set to premiere at the Hot Docs Festival. Director Barry Avrich's first film about Weinstein was effectively buried.

Duration:00:06:43

College football kickoffs will never be the same

4/18/2018
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The word kickoff dates back to the earliest forms of American football. Now with concerns about repetitive head trauma in the sport, changes are coming.

Duration:00:09:27

Beautifying the river, one shopping cart at a time

4/18/2018
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Friends of the LA River kicks off its 29th annual river clean up.

Duration:00:05:15

Why cities in California are slow to embrace cannabis businesses

4/18/2018
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"West Hollywood is one of the few cities in the state that are going to allow marijuana lounges, where people can come and consume in a licensed space."

Duration:00:05:43

At Tesla, style and speed trump safety

4/18/2018
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Tesla's high injury rate at it's California led investigative reporters to evidence of dangerous conditions and a failure to report accidents under the law.

Duration:00:07:20

For Luceli, being an Angeleno means feeling cold in moderate temps

4/18/2018
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When she ran out to get something from her car, she thought it was freezing. But not her family...

Duration:00:01:20

What's it like to pose for David Hockney? We asked the people in his portraits

4/18/2018
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"There is nothing except the canvas, the artist, his gaze, and you," says Stephanie Barron, a curator at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "That's it. The rest of the world just fades away."

Duration:00:05:07

SoCal wildflower #superbloom, where have you gone?

4/18/2018
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Last year's incredible wildflower display created an Instagram frenzy. This year, not so much. What changed?

Duration:00:00:58

'Shoot first, ask questions later': Ronan Farrow on a diplomacy-less State Department

4/18/2018
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Journalist Ronan Farrow worked for years in the State Department. In his new book, he describes what he sees as a dangerous whittling away of the agency's influence.

Duration:00:04:56

LA street vending moves ahead. Here's what you need to know.

4/18/2018
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The move to legalize vendors, more than four years in the making, got City Council approval. It does not include a controversial provision that would have given nearby brick-and-mortar business owners the power to veto vendor licenses.

Duration:00:00:50

Garcetti promised LAUSD grads a second free year of community college. Who's paying?

4/18/2018
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A closer look at the L.A. mayor's plan to fund a second year of free community college tuition reveals mostly state funds at work, with some private fundraising.

Duration:00:00:57

Is MoviePass at a loss to change the way we buy movie tickets?

4/18/2018
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MoviePass offers subscribers the chance to see a movie every day, for less than the price of a single movie ticket in New York.

Duration:00:06:19

Los Angeles, other California cities have a rentable motorized scooter problem

4/18/2018
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California cities are dealing with a new problem in transportation safety: electric scooters. The issue: the scooters aren’t regulated yet, and users aren’t exactly following the rules. We asked listeners about their scooter experiences.

Duration:00:29:42

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti talks about the future (his and the city's)

4/17/2018
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And on his recent trip to Iowa, he said, "Part of my job is being on the road...and I'm really concerned about the direction of the country."

Duration:00:12:44

New public land in Tujuana Canyon offers easy access to Angeles National Forest

4/17/2018
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"The land acts like a giant hallway for animals. They can come down from Tujunga Canyon and have easy access to watersheds."

Duration:00:05:21

NPR newscaster Carl Kasell dies at 84, after a lifelong career on-air

4/17/2018
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Kasell brought unflappable authority to the news, but he also had a lively sense of humor, revealed late in his career when he became the judge and scorekeeper for "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!"

Duration:00:00:22

A higher power: The legal battle between a church using cannabis for worship and the city calling it a front for a pot store

4/17/2018
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Should an Inland Empire church that uses cannabis as part of its religion be allowed to stay open?

Duration:00:16:49

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