AirTalk for October 2, 2013

US House Speaker John Boehner speaks to the press at the US Capitol in Washington on October 1, 2013. The White House budget director late September 30, 2013 ordered federal agencies to begin closing down after Congress failed to pass a budget to avert a
In the latest move to get the government functioning again after a partial shutdown, the Republicans have tried to get three emergency funding bills passed that would reopen the national parks and the D.C. government, and restore veterans’ benefits. One glitch though: the Democrats are refusing to play ball and voted all the measures down.
Baltimore Orioles v Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

OC Roundtable: San Onofre, Angel Stadium

Larry is joined by Orange County journalists who will round up the latest news concerning OC residents, including the future of the San Onofre nuclear plant that closed in July and once powered 1.4 million homes in Southern California.
Back in July, after the final day of competition in the U.S. Open of Surfing at the Huntington Beach Pier, police clashed in the streets of Huntington Beach with mostly young males who knocked over portable toilets, vandalized shops, and started fights.
Colorado Rockies v Los Angeles Dodgers

Dodgers open playoffs against Atlanta Braves

The Dodgers and Braves will kick off the National League division playoffs this Thursday, in Atlanta. It’s the Dodgers’ first playoff appearance in four years, and they’ll be making it without center fielder Matt Kemp who’s out for the entire postseason with an injured left ankle.
America’s public school system is broken. That’s the narrative being fed to the public by misinformed lawmakers according to Diane Ravitch, former U.S. assistant secretary of education.
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