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AirTalk for January 25, 2013

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The U.S. Department of Education clarified today that K-12 schools cannot exclude students with disabilities from after-school athletics and clubs. Officials explained that they are not looking to change sports teams, but “reasonable modifications” need to be implemented for disabled students who can compete with their classmates. For example, if a deaf runner wanted to compete in track and field, schools could use a visual cue instead of a starter pistol. Some schools have already made modifications.

Is public nudity a First Amendment right?

How did public nudity become a thing in San Francisco? Why is it so important to these activists? Do you view it as a First Amendment right? Does someone else's nudity interfere with your privacy or safety - as the ordinance states?
Rose Bowl Renovation
Are you a regular user of the Rose Bowl grounds? Would you be willing to give up some of the time you spend there to make room for an NFL team? Should a city councilman be subject to recall for casting an unpopular vote?
FilmDistrict With The Cinema Society, L'Oreal Paris And Appleton Estate Host A Screening Of "Parker" - Arrivals
Larry is joined by KPCC film critics to review the week’s new film releases including Parker, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, John Dies at the End, Movie 43 and more. Peter Rainer from the Christian Science Monitor checks in to share the latest updates from the Sundance Film Festival. TGI-FilmWeek!
NBCUniversal Golden Globes Viewing And After Party - Inside

'Les Misérables' director Tom Hooper

Today, Tom Hooper stops by the studio to sit down with Larry Mantle and discuss the making of his new film “Les Miserables,” and why he chose to undertake such an ambitious project. The film has been positively received thus far, and won three Golden Globes: Best Comedy or Musical, Best Supporting Actress and Best Actor in a Comedy or Musical.

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