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AirTalk for March 14, 2012

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Santorum Holds Primary Night Party And Rally In Louisiana
Yesterday Mississippi and Alabama held primaries and Hawaii’s republican voters caucused for their favorite candidate.
LAUSD board meeting

LAUSD approves budget plan, as hundreds protest cuts

The budget news coming out of yesterday’s meeting was better than expected, but the budget fix is temporary at best.
santa monica college

Santa Monica College spikes prices of in-demand courses

Santa Monica College has introduced a new controversial way to help its struggling finances.

Time to take the keys from an aging driver?

Car crashes make the local news daily, but when the crash involves an elderly driver, that distinction is bound to be in the headline.
Jorja Leap has transformed hours of orals histories and interviews with gang members, interventionists, police officers, parents and victims into an ethnography of gang culture in Los Angeles.

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