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Some Southern California races still too close to call as ballot count continues

11/13/2018
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California’s midterm election may be over, but there are still millions of ballots across the state to be counted, with a handful of local races still undecided.

Duration:00:00:49

How Schools Can Reduce Sexual Violence

11/13/2018
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Teaching teens what their peers are really up to is a new evidence-based way to promote less risky behavior around sex and alcohol.

Duration:00:02:53

Some Malibu Residents Stayed Behind To Defend Their Homes From The Woolsey Fire

11/13/2018
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Disobeying an order to evacuate is never a good idea. But that's exactly what some Malibu residents did.

Duration:00:00:56

Counting The Bugs And Bacteria, You're 'Never Home Alone' (And That's OK)

11/12/2018
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Ecologist Rob Dunn's new book describes the tiny life forms, helpful and risky, that live in different parts of the home, including on floors and in water faucets, basements and heating systems.

Duration:00:36:28

California wildfires claim more lives, structures: We discuss if this is the new normal

11/12/2018
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The death toll from the wildfire that incinerated Paradise and surrounding areas climbed to 29 - matching the mark for the deadliest single blaze in California history - as crews continued searching for bodies in the smoldering ruins, with nearly 230 people unaccounted for.

Duration:00:09:26

What it's like on tour with California's road tripping poet laureate Dana Gioia

11/12/2018
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California-born poet Dana Gioia has wrapped up his time as the state's poet laureate. During his two-year term, which ended in October, he made it his goal to visit all 58 counties in the state.

Duration:00:06:35

Marvel comic book giant Stan Lee has died at age 95

11/12/2018
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Family attorney says Marvel giant Stan Lee, the architect of the contemporary comic book, has died at age 95.

Duration:00:03:28

Week in politics: Recapping the 2018 midterms, political implications for Mueller probe after AG Sessions departure and more

11/12/2018
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AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the headlines you might have missed over the weekend and previews some of the big stories we’re watching for in local, state and national politics this week.

Duration:00:15:17

After the weekend, we get the latest on Woolsey and Hill fires

11/12/2018
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Firefighters continued battling the Woolsey and Hill fires this weekend.

Duration:00:15:58

A camp for military veterans in Big Bear offers healing and friendship

11/12/2018
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Wounds caused by military service can stay with troops long after they leave the armed forces.

Duration:00:03:54

Animals Evacuated As Griffith Park Fire Briefly Threatens LA Zoo

11/10/2018
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Authorities evacuated some animals, but calm winds meant the fire was never a serious threat.

Duration:00:00:47

FDA Cracks Down On E-Cigarette Sales To Curb Teen Vaping

11/10/2018
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The Food and Drug Administration is set to ban sales of e-cigarettes at gas stations and convenience stores, which is where teens often go to buy them.

Duration:00:02:19

After A Year Of Turmoil, New VA Secretary Says 'Waters Are Calmer'

11/9/2018
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Robert Wilkie is President Trump's second VA secretary; his first was fired after clashing with political appointees. Wilkie insists he's put an end to infighting at the department.

Duration:00:06:43

Hill, Woolsey fires threaten Southern California

11/9/2018
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Fast-growing fires along the 101 freeway are forcing evacuations in Ventura and Los Angeles counties.

Duration:02:01:10

FilmWeek: ‘The Grinch,’ ‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web,’ ‘Overlord’ and more

11/9/2018
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Tim Cogshell and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

Duration:00:25:50

Anaheim voters send mixed message on Disney

11/8/2018
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While Disney allies appear to have won a firm majority on Anaheim’s city council, voters were split on a living wage measure that seeks to target Disneyland.

Duration:00:00:55

Plagued By War and Famine, Yemen Is 'No Longer A Functioning State,' Journalist Warns

11/8/2018
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In 2015, Saudi Arabia initiated a bombing campaign against Yemen that continues today. Journalist Robert Worth says the results have been devastating — and that the U.S. shares some of the blame.

Duration:00:43:23

Thousand Oaks mass shooting: Larry speaks with survivor of Borderline Bar & Grill shooting

11/8/2018
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A gunman opened fire inside a bar popular with college students last night in Thousand Oaks.

Duration:00:32:36

LA and OC vote counts continue, plus the Latino vote in this year’s midterms

11/8/2018
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Many of the races in Tuesday’s midterm election have been called, but some, like the LA County Sheriff’s race, still hang in the balance, dependent on numbers from provisional ballots, mail-ins and other votes that are still being counted.

Duration:00:15:54

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is out. What does that mean for the Mueller probe?

11/8/2018
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In a move that had been long-discussed after President Trump repeatedly and publicly criticized him several times, Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned on Wednesday at the president’s request.

Duration:00:17:25