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AirTalk for January 25, 2012

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President Obama Addresses The Nation During State Of The Union Address

The State of our Union

Last night President Barack Obama gave his third State of the Union Speech. Did you hear everything you wanted to from the President?

Cirque de Soleil's "whimsical infestation"

Cirque de Soleil’s current production at the Santa Monica Pier, "OVO," is teeming with insects working, playing, fighting and looking for love in a riotous expression of energy and movement.
Google Stock Photo

What have you done on Google lately?

Even if you might not be able to remember, Google does.
Egyptian wave their national flag as ten
Today marks a year since the revolution started in Egypt, which ultimately overthrew longtime dictator President Hosni Mubarak.
Asphalt Chef Charity Bash

Celebrity chef and restaurateur Mario Batali has a new book

For 15 years Mario Batali has been cooking his unique brand of rustic Italian dishes on the Food Network, but his life in food extends far beyond the airwaves.

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