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Florida politician says she was abducted by aliens

10/21/2017
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Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera says she was taken aboard a spaceship — and she doesn't mean at Disney World. She's running for congress in Florida.

Duration: 00:02:47


A new domestic violence intervention: mindfulness

10/21/2017
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A new intervention program for domestic abusers aims to develop their emotional awareness. So far, it's doing better than traditional options.

Duration: 00:04:43


Duarte Unified teams up for a district-wide dance craze, TK through 8th grade

10/21/2017
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The public school district is offering dance workshops through a unique partnership with a local charter school, California School of the Arts-San Gabriel Valley.

Duration: 00:00:48


Philip K. Dick was dubious of ‘Blade Runner’ being adapted from his novel

10/21/2017
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The writer whose novel, “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?,” inspired Ridley Scott’s 1982 sci-fi classic, would refer to the film as "Road Runner."

Duration: 00:05:11


Activist and folksinger Barbara Dane taught The Chambers Brothers how to ‘do your thing’

10/21/2017
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At 90 years old, Dane is still singing songs for peace and justice. Now she’s reuniting with The Chambers Brothers, to perform songs they recorded for the Civil Rights Movement in 1965.

Duration: 00:05:33


'Human Flow': Ai Wei Wei's doc is about more than the refugee crisis — it's about our humanity

10/20/2017
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Ai Wei Wei's feature doc takes an on-the-ground look at the migrant crisis in 23 countries in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe.

Duration: 00:11:59


LA rejoice! The Dodgers are headed to the World Series for the first time in 29 years

10/20/2017
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The Dodgers are back in the World Series after a home run barrage in Chicago's Wrigley Field last night. Fans all over Los Angeles rejoiced.

Duration: 00:02:32


LA Weekly is being sold to mysterious Semanal Media

10/20/2017
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Media analyst Ken Doctor says alternative newspapers like the LA Weekly have struggled to adapt in a digital world.

Duration: 00:04:02


Buoyed by tech, El Segundo's valuations growing fastest in LA County

10/20/2017
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Buoyed by tech, property values in the coastal city grew by nearly 12 percent over the past year, according to the L.A. County Office of the Assessor.

Duration: 00:00:57


State of Affairs: Billionaire eyes Feinstein's Senate seat, Bannon comes to Anaheim

10/20/2017
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Democratic power player Tom Steyer has the money needed to run — but will he?

Duration: 00:10:02


How to take the best pics inside the Broad's Kusama exhibition

10/20/2017
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This new infinity room exhibition will be taking social media by storm.

Duration: 00:06:39


A warmer, drier SoCal winter might be on tap

10/20/2017
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If climate predictions are correct, Southern Californians will experience a drier and warmer winter than last year because of La Niña.

Duration: 00:00:46


The murky part of charter school law in the Ref Rodriguez story

10/20/2017
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Are charter schools subject to laws that prevent public officials from personally benefiting from taxpayer dollars? That question has divided lawmakers for years.

Duration: 00:00:42


By sharing his DACA story on stage, Alex Alpharaoh hopes to change the immigration debate

10/20/2017
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Alex Alpharaoh is an actor, writer and spoken-word poet. He’s also a DACA recipient. With the program set to expire, Alpharaoh is sharing his story in "WET: A DACAmented Journey."

Duration: 00:15:59


Parents: Do you know about screen time limits?

10/20/2017
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While kids under 8 still spend most of their screen time looking at TV, the amount of time they spend with mobile devices has tripled since 2013.

Duration: 00:00:54


Cleaning up after a fire can be hazardous

10/19/2017
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Northern California residents who lost their homes in the fires are beginning to clean up and rebuild. But there are toxic risks in the ashes of their homes.

Duration: 00:05:37


Playa Del Rey's controversial 'road diet' is over. Here's why.

10/19/2017
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Councilmember Mike Bonin plans to take new measures to reduce crashes.

Duration: 00:07:57


Proposed Huntington Beach desalination plant faces test at State Lands Commission

10/19/2017
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A proposed, large-scale desalination plant to be located in Huntington Beach faces a key regulatory hurdle this week before the State Lands Commission.

Duration: 00:04:53


Can Metro's innovation guru transport LA into the future?

10/19/2017
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With LA hosting the 2028 Olympics, Joshua Schank has to figure out how to move all those extra people around this massive city.

Duration: 00:06:48


Trump's Los Angeles golf club said it gave millions to charity — here's what the numbers say

10/19/2017
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Trump National Golf Club, Los Angeles, fell far short of its bold claims of philanthropic giving, according to an NPR analysis. The documents are no longer posted on the club's site.

Duration: 00:03:29

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