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The latest news stories from 89.3 KPCC, Southern California Public Radio.

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A photographer's odyssey to document streets named after Martin Luther King, Jr.

1/16/2018
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Susan Berger spent a year taking photos of 33 streets named after the civil rights icon in 17 states and the District of Columbia, There are an estimated 900 such streets in the U.S.

Duration: 00:00:51


After Trump tweets "DACA is probably dead," what's next?

1/15/2018
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Almost 700, 000 people are currently enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, according to Pew Research, and more than 200, 000 of them are living in California.

Duration: 00:05:08


Why these art collectors in Orange County are focusing on artists of color

1/15/2018
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Gianna and Dee Kerrison collect the work of African Americans and other artists of color that tell a story.

Duration: 00:06:10


How LA's MLK Boulevard got its name because of another King

1/15/2018
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It was once named Santa Barbara Ave. But Celes King III saw an opportunity to rename it ahead of the 1984 Summer Olympics.

Duration: 00:05:04


Pastor preaches message of hope to disaster-weary neighbors in Montecito

1/15/2018
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It's hard to make sense of any tragedy — especially the deadly mudslide in Montecito. But this weekend, that task fell to a handful of local faith leaders.

Duration: 00:06:32


4 things you need to know about flu medication

1/15/2018
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As the deaths toll from this year’s flu rises and pharmacies are taxed, here are a flu things you may want to know about the medication.

Duration: 00:00:51


National Guard soldier ferried Montecito mud survivors to safety

1/15/2018
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Some trucks and drivers were positioned in advance of the storm and were reaching victims within an hour of the mudslide.

Duration: 00:00:47


California governor's forum gets contentious

1/14/2018
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The six candidates came out swinging at their first town hall. They weren't the only ones. A vocal crowd cheered and booed.

Duration: 00:00:56


Behind the genius of Guinness, Ireland's fizziest tourist attraction

1/14/2018
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The Guinness Storehouse in Dublin is an homage to world's best-known stout.

Duration: 00:02:41


CIA calendar art offers a glimpse into the world of spies

1/13/2018
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Oil paintings on display at CIA headquarters — and therefore invisible to the public — depict declassified missions. But now you can see them in wall calendars.

Duration: 00:03:54


Recalling Johnny Cash’s unlikely collaboration with a Folsom Prison inmate

1/13/2018
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On Jan. 13, 1968, Johnny Cash recorded the landmark album that included a song written by inmate Glen Sherley. The relationship proved to be fateful for both men.

Duration: 00:06:10


Prison guard suicides exceed national average

1/12/2018
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Prison guards are committing suicide at a rate that far exceeds the national average. In 2012 alone, 13 guards took their own lives, and prison officials have partnered with researchers from UC-Berkeley to figure out why.

Why have more people died in the mudslides than in the Thomas Fire?

1/12/2018
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Two people died in the largest wildfire state history. The mudslides have killed far more. How come? Experts say it's a combination of perceived threat and 'disaster burnout.'

What Trump’s reported sh*thole comment tells us about WH politics, shifting immigration policy and the state of the media

1/12/2018
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Decoding Trump’s reported use of a vulgarity in describing countries including Haiti and El Salvador.

Walking a fine line: To what level of accuracy should historical dramas aspire?

1/12/2018
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How harmful is it to get your history fix through films like “Apollo 13,” “Ben-Hur,” or, heaven forbid, “Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure”?

FilmWeek: ‘The Commuter,’ ‘Paddington 2,’ ‘Proud Mary,’ and more

1/12/2018
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Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson, Justin Chang, and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

17 killed in Montecito mudslides identified; 43 missing

1/12/2018
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Santa Barbara County released a list with the names of the dead, who ranged from ages 3 to 89.

Duration: 00:00:51


Highway 101 won't reopen until Monday as Caltrans continues clean up from mudslides

1/12/2018
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The California Department of Transportation is working to clear waist-high mud, boulders and trees from 13 miles of the highway running through Montecito.

Duration: 00:05:03


Creating the sound of the post-apocalyptic future in 'Blade Runner 2049'

1/12/2018
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What does a fictional, post-apocalyptic future sound like? That was the challenge for Mark Mangini and Theo Green for the sequel to Ridley Scott’s 1982 classic.

Duration: 00:07:11


DGA nominated directors highlight the experiences of making their films

1/12/2018
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Guillermo del Toro (“The Shape of Water"), Greta Gerwig (“Lady Bird"), Christopher Nolan (“Dunkirk") and Jordan Peele (“Get Out”) reflect on their movies.

Duration: 00:18:26

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