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Health Highlights: Medical shopping, drinking less, a vaping fight

More people than you'd think are asking about medical costs, moderation gains as a strategy to fight alcoholism, and the state squares off against e-cigarettes.

Fewer unauthorized immigrants working construction

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Post recession, more are finding work in restaurants, manufacturing, and small business

California online schools have high dropout rate, report finds

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In The Public Interest, a labor group-funded think tank, released a report calling for a probe of California Virtual Academies, which says it is in a union fight.

Maven's Morning Coffee: Recruitment in LAFD

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Today is Friday, Jan. 23 and headlines include the recruitment of L.A. firefighters, billing problems at DWP, and a delay for the Calderon brothers.

Wrestlemania 31 weekend: Jim Ross continues an epic career of storytelling

Jim Ross is the most famous pro wrestling play-by play commentator of all time. He no longer commentates for WWE, but he's still telling stories in person and online.