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AirTalk for January 24, 2012

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Oscar statues are seen at the Kodak Thea

And the Oscar nominations go to…

Larry and FilmWeek critic Wade Major rap about the Academy Award nominations announced this morning.
Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Rom

Is there such a thing as too rich to be president?

In 2010, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made $21.7 million on investments and paid nearly $3 million dollars in taxes.
US President Barack Obama speaks during
Millions will tune in tonight as President Obama reclaims the spotlight from his Republican rivals and delivers his third State of the Union address.
Staff Sgt. Frank Wuterich (R) walks into

Plea deal for Marine charged with killing Iraqi civilians

An ex-marine responsible for the deadliest massacre on unarmed civilians in Iraq will likely face a sentence of three months jail time.
Temporary sign renaming of the corner of

Breastfeeding on Sesame Street?

When it first aired, Sesame Street’s educational approach appealed to parents and children alike. One of the subjects it educated children on was breastfeeding.

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