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AirTalk for July 13, 2012

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Yesterday [Thursday], artist John Baldessari resigned his post on the board of the Museum of Contemporary Art.
Iconic American designer Ralph Lauren, who arguably embodies the nations “spacious skies” and “amber waves of grain,” was tapped to design official uniforms for this year’s U.S. Olympic team, as he was in 2008.
Amazon Warehouse Employees Prepare For Their Busiest Time Of Year
Shopping online versus in a retail store has always been an either-or proposition; either you pay a little more to get it now, or you pay a little less and wait for it to show up.
The politics of social media map.
Posting on Pinterest could say more about you than your taste in LOL cats – it could be an indication of your voting preferences.
A picture taken on June 20, 2012 shows t
Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Claudia Puig, Henry Sheehan and Charles Solomon to review this week's new films.

Best and worst paranormal movies

Whether it’s spirits taking control over bodies, aliens haunting a small town or just an old-fashioned ghost story, what movies particularly shook you to your core?

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