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How to make sure you're protected against the measles

4/24/2019
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L.A. County is on high alert for measles after confirming five cases on Monday. Health officials are reaching out to more than 1,500 people who may have been exposed. Here's how to make sure you're not at risk.

Duration:00:00:54

Does the First Amendment protect sheriff's deputy cliques and tattoos from scrutiny?

4/23/2019
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On Tuesday the L.A. Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission takes up the issue of secretive and sometimes violent deputy cliques inside the department – and the tattoos that identify the cliques' members. One of the commissioners -- a Loyola Law school professor - is challenging the county's long-held legal position that deputy cliques and tattoos are protected under the First Amendment.

Duration:00:05:21

Class action lawsuit against authorities who videotaped legal massages at the same sting involving Robert Kraft

4/23/2019
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A class action lawsuit was filed on Friday by 31 Jane and John Does in Florida accuses authorities of illegally videotaping customers getting massages at Orchids of Asia, the same spa facility where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft allegedly paid for illegal sexual services.

Duration:00:13:11

As SCOTUS takes up question of LGBTQ discrimination protections for employees, we walk through the legal arguments

4/23/2019
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For years, courts around the country have been split about whether or not LGBT people are protected from workplace discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Amendment.

Duration:00:17:09

How Gen Z gets around as teens increasingly put off car ownership

4/23/2019
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What was once considered a rite of passage for American teens is apparent no more.

Duration:00:18:55

‘Are you a US Citizen?’ As SCOTUS takes up the case, we debate citizenship census question

4/23/2019
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On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case of Department of Commerce v. New York, the challenge to the Trump administration’s plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

Duration:00:26:16

‘But how does that make you feel?’ How mental health professionals tend to their own mental health needs

4/23/2019
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There was a time in the not-too-distant past when talk therapy was seen by many to be reserved only for those with the most severe emotional or psychological problems.

Duration:00:21:43

Urban search and rescue workers practice responding to a big earthquake

4/23/2019
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Urban search and rescue workers from Los Angeles County and Fairfax, Virginia, met up in Castaic to practice how to respond to an earthquake. For 96 hours, they ran drills, including how to pull people from elevator shafts, collapsed parking structures and crushed cars.

Duration:00:01:48

Nipsey Hussle's murder rattles LA's tight-knit Eritrean community

4/23/2019
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The murder last month of L.A. rapper, entrepreneur and community activist Nipsey Hussle focused attention on a small but tight-knit community of East African immigrants: Eritreans, who have lived in Southern California for decades.

Duration:00:04:28

Parents spend thousands of dollars on children’s athletics. What’s the return on investment?

4/22/2019
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Parents are investing more time and money into their children’s athletic endeavors with the ultimate hope of receiving a scholarship to help pay college tuition.

Duration:00:23:03

The latest from Sri Lanka, plus government shuts down social media to prevent disinformation

4/22/2019
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Sri Lankan officials failed to heed warnings from intelligence agencies about the threat of an attack by a domestic radical Muslim group that officials blame for Easter Sunday bombings which killed more than 200 people, the country’s health minister said Monday.

Duration:00:23:20

Week in politics: Political effects of the Mueller report release continue to ripple in Washington, Gov. Newsom’s first 100 days in office and more

4/22/2019
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AirTalk’s weekly political roundtable recaps the big stories you might’ve missed over the weekend and looks ahead to the week to come in national political news.

Duration:00:50:23

The standoff between the sheriff and the supervisors

4/20/2019
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A further discussion with Frank Stoltze about L.A. County's determination that Sheriff Alex Villanueva's controversial rehiring of Deputy Caren Carl Mandoyan is illegal.

Duration:00:04:33

LA Supes to consider $4.6M payment for killing of homeless man

4/20/2019
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The L.A. County Board of Supervisors considers on Tuesday whether to pay $4.6 million to the family of a homeless man who was unarmed when he was killed by sheriff's deputies.

Duration:00:01:02

More money proposed for LAPD overtime is to keep up with current spending

4/20/2019
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Mayor Garcetti's proposed budget includes a 40% increase in funding for LAPD overtime. But KPCC's Frank Stoltze explains the added money is just to keep up with actual spending. The LAPD is projected to spend about 40% over what the current year budget allotted for overtime.

Duration:00:00:35

Cal State campus uses social gaming to curb freshman dropout rate

4/20/2019
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A aprogram created by USC researchers uses students’ online social gaming skills to guide them to academic, financial, and wellness help.

Duration:00:03:43

Impeachment? The push for an unredacted version… What’s next after the release of the Mueller report

4/19/2019
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A day after celebrating the release of the Mueller report as "a good day," President Donald Trump struck a defiant tone Friday, tweeting that claims in the report by former administration officials that he tried numerous times to stop or influence the probe were untrue.

Duration:00:13:14

Escape from development hell: ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ and other films with troubled productions

4/19/2019
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Lawsuits, bankruptcy and flash flooding -- these are just some of the reasons that movies ended up in “development hell”, the film industry’s term for some of the most unlucky movie productions.

Duration:00:08:54

FilmWeek: ‘The Curse of La Llorona,’ ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ and more

4/19/2019
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Guest host John Horn and KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Justin Chang and Charles Solomon review this weekend’s new movie releases.

Duration:00:38:06