AirTalk

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AirTalk for June 18, 2012

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San Onofre Nuclear Plant
Later tonight, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will present preliminary findings from its investigation of the San Onofre power plant.
Los Angeles Local Stock Photo

Raising the roof in Hollywood

Los Angeles’ most iconic neighborhood could be expanding its borders –- vertically.
Britney Spears Eats Fast Food
Have you ever considered the ethical implications of what you’re consuming from that restaurant?
Debt Wracked Greece Prepares For Critical General Election

The state of the estate

If you’ve put off saving for your retirement years because you’re expecting a windfall inheritance, you may be in for a shock.
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Ava DuVernay and the 'Middle of Nowhere'

Last night, the Los Angeles Film Festival kicked off downtown at L.A. Live.

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