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AirTalk for March 23, 2012

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Fannnie Mae Requests Nearly 8 Billion In Aid To Cover Quarterly Losses
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac suggest that drastically reducing the amount of money owed on hundreds of thousands of underwater mortgages would be good business for everyone.
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in New York’s Union Square Wednesday, to remember the life and protest the death of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed, black teen who was killed three weeks ago by a white neighborhood watch volunteer in Sanford, Florida.

Larry checks in from annual Spring Training tour

The Cactus League in Arizona and the Grapefruit League in Florida draw in more than just locals for the chance to check out smaller fields and get closer to their favorite players during spring training.
Teen Fans Of The Hunger Games Wait In Line For Actor's Appearance

FilmWeek: The Hunger Games, The Deep Blue Sea and more

KPCC film critics Andy Klein and Tim Cogshell join guest host Nick Roman to review the week’s new film releases.
Octavia Spencer (L), winner for Best Act

Is middlebrow a four-letter word for film critics?

Film critics Stephen Farber and Mark Olsen debate the merits of middlebrow movies in the world of film.

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