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AirTalk for October 18, 2013

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Leroy Baca, Sheriff of Los Angeles County
Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca could be on the hook for $100,000 for failing to stop inmate abuse in Men's Central Jail. A federal jury has found Baca personally liable for in a deputy use-of-force case, in which plaintiff Tyler Willis alleged that county deputies punched and kicked him in 2009 while he was an inmate.
XVI Pan American Games - Previews
The deadline for certifying hundreds of thousands of police nationwide in Mexico is October 29th and it is looking like they will be missing that deadline. Overhauling the police force has been one of the most important components for nearly a $2 billion U.S. aid package and one of the centerpiece issues for the government.
NLCS - St Louis Cardinals v Los Angeles Dodgers
After their monster win against the Cardinals in Game 5, the Dodgers are heading back to the Busch Stadium in St. Louis for another must-win ballgame. Ace pitcher Clayton Kershaw will take the mount.
New Report: Half Of Recent College Graduates Under- Or Unemployed
Would you get a bachelor's degree from a community college if you could?
Premiere Of Fox Searchlights' "12 Years A Slave" - Red Carpet
Larry is joined by KPCC critics Henry Sheehan and Lael Loewnstein to review this week's releases, including 12 Years a Slave, The Fifth Estate, Carrie and more! TGI-Filmweek!
Screenwriter John Ridley on set of  his film "All Is By My Side"
The new critically acclaimed film “12 Years a Slave” is the gripping true story of a man’s fight to survive after being sold into slavery. Set before the Civil War, Solomon Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor) is a free black man from New York. He is taken from his home and sold into slavery.

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