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AirTalk for October 1, 2012

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CA Governor Jerry Brown Holds News Conference On Pension Reform

Governor Brown OKs driver licenses for illegal immigrants

Governor Jerry Brown has been working hard to clear his desk of the bills waiting for an approval or veto before a midnight deadline tonight.
Romney Campaigns With Pawlenty And Christie In New Hampshire
Going against the grain, Gov. Chris Christie raises expectations for Romney’s debate performance Lower expectations.
Charlie Beck

Patt Morrison asks the Chief, LAPD’s Charlie Beck

It’s time for Ask the Chief, your monthly opportunity to put your law and order questions to top cop Chief Charlie Beck.
People wait to enter outside the US Supr

US Supreme Court kicks off new, possibly historic term

At least four controversial issues, affirmative action, same-sex marriage, voting rights, and abortion, may be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court this term. A case about affirmative action has escalated in light of the fact that universities consider race as a major factor in student admissions in order to maintain diverse campuses.
This photograph taken on June 17, 2010 s
In 1998, Apple interim-CEO Steve Jobs introduced the iMac, Google first filed for incorporation and Internet Explorer surpassed Netscape in the browser market. The Federal Trade Commission, recognizing that the internet could pose a danger to children, enacted the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) of 1998.
The 21st Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony - Media Room
Herb Alpert is that rare breed of musician who was both a wildly successful performer and an adroit music executive.

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