AirTalk for May 20, 2013

US-POLITICS-OBAMA
This past weekend White House Senior Advisor Dan Pfeiffer made the rounds on talk shows to defend the Obama administration and to drive home the point that the White House has not been behind recent scandals and that they will support any investigations that will help remove the problem.
Clothing Retailer Abercrombie And Fitch Reports Strong Quarterly Earnings
The CEO of Abercrombie and Fitch has faced controversy and lawsuits in the past for discriminating against employees and employee candidates based on their physical appearance or their age, and for refusing to produce plus-sized clothing.
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Yahoo throws down $1.1 billion in cash for Tumblr

Yahoo! has announced that it is buying microblogging site Tumblr. The deal is worth $1.1 billion in cash and gives the aging internet giant an instant infusion of young, dedicated social network users.
Parent Truancy Sweep - 1
Alhambra will become the first city in Southern California to implement PredPol, a software that uses police data to predict and map where crime will likely happen, on a city-wide scale.
School Board Race
Tomorrow, voters will be asked to choose between Monica Ratliff and Antonio Sanchez in a runoff for a seat on the Los Angeles Unified School District board representing the east San Fernando Valley.

Marijuana propositions breakdown

Voters will choose between three propositions that will regulate medical marijuana dispensaries. Propositions D, E and F will either limit the number of dispensaries in the city or allow more to open with tighter regulations and higher taxes.
Los Angeles Mayor
Voter turnout for tomorrow’s runoff mayoral election between City Controller Wendy Greuel and Councilman Eric Garcetti is expected to be in keeping with historical trends, meaning the number will likely be very low.
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