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After a controversial audit, a new proposal suggests limiting UC autonomy

AirTalk debates an amendment proposed yesterday to diminish the UC system's autonomy, with changes that would allow the Legislature to fund the UC Office of the President and take away the UC president's voting rights. We also discuss new technology being used to test drivers for marijuana use across the state, the uptick in Americans working over 65, and more.

Implementing Prop 57: Should non-violent sex offenders be eligible for parole?

Last year, California voters approved a parole process overhaul for the state via Prop 57 after a heated debate about what the bill could mean for sex offenders convicted of non-violent crimes - we dive into the bill's new guidelines. We'll also cover the latest in a busy weekend of politics; what is "stealthing"?; and more.

New California bill may keep drug companies from giving doctors gifts

After a long week of being slammed with political news, AirTalk goes D.C. free today! We debate the new CA bill banning drug companies from making payments or sending gifts to doctors; a look at the steep increase in interracial marriages 50 years after Loving v. Virginia; an interview with Hollywood's first female film executive, Sherry Lansing; and more.

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