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AirTalk for April 29, 2013

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LAUSD could eliminate classroom breakfast program

Is it fair to eliminate the school breakfast program? Should schools prioritize instructional time? Would students get as much out of increased classroom instruction without a morning meal?
A woman stands in the doorway of a court
Does the inclusion of non-citizens on juries weaken or strengthen the verdicts they hand down? Would non-citizens fully grasp the importance of sitting on a jury, or might they take it more seriously than American citizens who sometimes consider jury duty a hassle?
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Asian-American fraternity under fire for blackface video

The University of California, Irvine, is looking into a video produced by the Asian-American fraternity Lambda Theta Delta that features one of its performers in blackface. The video shows three members of the fraternity dancing to the Justin Timberlake song “Suit & Tie.” A minute into the video, they are joined by a fourth member in blackface pretending to be the hip-hop star Jay Z.
San Antonio Spurs v Los Angeles Lakers - Game Four

NBA Roundup: Lakers are out...and so is Jason Collins

Injuries proved to be the ultimate undoing of the Los Angeles Lakers this year. What will be the future of the Lakers? Will Dwight Howard stay? Will Pau Gasol be traded? In other NBA news, Jason Collins has become the first active male athlete in a major American team sport to come out as gay.
Anheuser-Busch InBev Buys Chicago Craft Brewery Goose Island

The painful search for a hangover cure

What are your homemade hangover cures and what do actual doctors recommend?

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