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AirTalk for June 12, 2012

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2012 NHL Stanley Cup Final ? Game Six
The LA Kings kept fans waiting for 45 years, but they are now Stanley Cup champions.
No one wants to get a rap as a nosy neighbor. But if you saw or heard someone abusing a child, how would you react?
The Mexican presidential candidate of th

Mexican presidential candidates square off in debate

On July 1, Mexicans will head to the polls to choose a replacement for outgoing President Felipe Calderon, who was elected in 2006 to serve a single six-year term.

Can California stomach the Farm Bill?

Lawmakers in Washington are debating the billion-dollar behemoth that is the Farm Bill. It's the closest thing this country has to a national food policy.
Frank Deford

Frank Deford’s life in the game

Sportswriters spend the majority of their career covering the play-by-play action on the field. Occasionally, a unique angle to the story lets them make a poignant connection between sports and society as a whole.

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