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AirTalk for April 26, 2013

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California legislators are considering a bill to strip the California Medical board of its powers to investigate problem physicians. The board has been criticized for failing to properly discipline doctors who are accused of harming patients, including recklessly prescribing painkillers.

Koch Brothers eyeing Tribune Company

The Tribune company, which owns many large media brands, is emerging from bankruptcy and considering selling its newspaper division, which includes, among other important U.S. dailies, the Los Angeles Times.

Doctors debate telling patients they are terminally ill

The latest issue of BMJ, an online medical journal, asks several doctors whether physicians should even tell their patients that they are terminally ill.
The Cinema Society With FIJI Water & Levi's Present A Screening Of "Mud" - Arrivals

FilmWeek: Mud, At Any Price, The Big Wedding, and more

Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell and Lael Loewenstein to review the week’s new film releases, including Mud, Pain and Gain, The Big Wedding and more. TGI-FilmWeek!
Director of The French Connection and The Exorcist, Friedkin gives readers a behind the scenes look at how his films came to life - from how the Exorcist's demon voice was created to whom he considered for the lead role of Popeye.

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