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News about SCPR: Southern California Public Radio wins 4-star Charity Navigator rating

KPCC's parent company Southern California Public Radio has earned the coveted four-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.

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US Ebola patient told hospital he was from Liberia, sister says (updated)

Public health officials: we're prepared for Ebola

Federal health authorities are working to reassure the public they’re ready to contain the Ebola virus after the first confirmed case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S.

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Senior congressman wants Secret Service chief out

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson Testifies To House Committee On Recent Security Breaches At White House

The call for Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to leave her job came hours after a congressional hearing in which she sought to explain an embarrassing White House security breach.

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Covina motorcycle officer who died in crash ID'ed

Covina police say 28-year-old Officer Jordan Corder ran into an SUV and was thrown from his motorcycle onto the road. He was declared dead at a hospital soon after.

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Gay depictions increase on TV: GLAAD study

TV-Gay Characters

The media advocacy group GLAAD said Wednesday that 3.9 percent of the characters regularly seen on prime-time network series this season will be gay, lesbian or bisexual.

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CicLAvia guide: New route, where to eat, what to see (and come visit KPCC)

CicLAvia

CicLAvia will be extending outside of Los Angeles city boundaries for the first time this Sunday since starting four years ago. Here's everything you need to know.

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New York boosts pay for thousands with hourly wage hike

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signs an executive order raising the city's living wage law Tuesday. The move will require some employers to pay their employees between $11.50 and $13.13 an hour, depending on whether the employee receives benefits.

Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order Tuesday that raises the hourly rate from under $11.90 to $13.13 an hour for thousands of fast-food and retail workers.

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Tracy Morgan: 'Can't believe' Wal-Mart blaming him

Spike TV's "Don Rickles: One Night Only" - Show

Tracy Morgan is responding to allegations made by Wal-Mart in his lawsuit over a highway crash earlier this year that killed one of his friends.