AirTalk

Lively and in-depth discussions of city news, politics, science, entertainment, the arts, and more. Hosted by Larry Mantle

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AirTalk for May 17, 2012

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Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao ge
In a May 12th interview, the boxer appeared to suggest through a scripture passage that not only is he against same-sex marriage, but people who are in one should be put to death as well.
California State Seal - Supreme court
For most applicants trying to gain a license to practice law in California, the requirements are cut and dry.
David Foster And Friends In Concert
The queen of the disco era Donna Summer died today at the age of 63 after a long battle with cancer.
Mercer 3602

Does a music-label merger threaten the music biz?

Capitol Hill is ready to step into the fight over whether Universal Music Group should be allowed to buy a big portion of fellow music giant EMI.
John Edwards Trial Begins In North Carolina
Neither mistress Rielle Hunter or John Edwards himself took the stand in the former presidential candidate’s federal corruption trial this week.
Larry Mantle and Jim Abbott
Born without a right hand, Jim Abbott not only defied the odds of becoming a Major League pitcher but challenged the impossible by throwing a no-hitter.

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