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AirTalk for October 11, 2012

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Biden Attends MRAP Program Transition Ceremony At Pentagon

Debate strategy round two: Biden vs. Ryan

Vice presidential debates are traditionally surrogate affairs, with each candidate for VPOTUS trying first to do no harm to their political party’s campaign with a scant few weeks before Election Day. But the stakes are higher this year.
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OC journalists’ roundtable

Larry and our talented trio of Orange County journalists riff on the latest news from the O.C.
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API school scores released today

This morning, the California Department of Education released the Academic Performance Index (API) scores of its schools.
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Egypt’s new government may not ultimately embrace the democratic ideals demanded by citizens who overthrew former president Hosni Mubarak last year.
Mary Ellen O’Connell is a fierce critic of America’s drone program, which she says is illegal outside war zones. Among legal scholars, O’Connell is in the minority, but her views are gaining momentum.

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