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AirTalk for August 24, 2012

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Lance Armstrong's tarnished legacy

He was once the most revered and admired cyclist in the world. He beat cancer and came back to win the grueling Tour de France seven times.
Debate Hots Up Over Bi-Weekly Refuse Collection Proposals
Solid waste collection is about to get even more consolidated. The City of LA has plans to give just a handful of trash collectors a franchise to pick up the waste from commercial buildings and apartments.
Premiere Of Open Road Films' "Hit & Run" - After Party
Larry Mantle is joined by KPCC film critics Wade Major and Claudia Puig to review this week’s new films.

Cinecon Classic Film Festival kicks off next week

One of the greatest aspects of life in Hollywood is the unprecedented access its citizens have to the world of film. Next week, the Cinecon Classic Film Festival kicks off to celebrate movies from the earlier days of the entertainment industry.
Phyllis Diller

Remembering Phyllis Diller

On Monday, Hollywood lost one of its greatest icons. Phyllis Diller, accomplished stand-up comic and an actress with a career that spanned decades, was a true pioneer for women in comedy.

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