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AirTalk for October 25, 2013

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Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy  sp
Yesterday the Los Angeles Times and the Los Angeles Daily News reported that sources close to Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy said the controversial leader may be considering resigning his position. As head of the second largest school system in the United States, Deasy’s two years as superintendent have been anything but smooth sailing.
Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer Announces Acquisition Of Tumblr For $1.1 Billion
Yahoo!'s Marissa Mayer and Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg have proven that women can rise to the top of the tech world but they may not find many young women are following in their footsteps. Even though women have overtaken men at the nation's colleges and universities - the tech industry remains a heavily male dominated culture.
Obit Sharman Basketball

Former Lakers coach Bill Sharman dies at 87

Bill Sharman, the former Lakers coach who led the team to its first championship in Los Angeles, died Friday at his home in Redondo Beach. Sharman suffered a stroke last week.
"The Counselor" - Special Screening - Red Carpet Arrivals
Larry is joined by KPCC critics Peter Rainer and Alynda Wheat to review this week’s releases including The Counselor, American Promise, Blue Is the Warmest Color and more! TGI-FilmWeek!

Moments that Made the Movies

Who can forget the iconic lunch scene in “When Harry Met Sally” Meg Ryan delivers a fake orgasm. It was a moment that is memorable in the movie. Author and film critic David Thomson focuses on a series of moments in seventy-two films across a 100 year span.

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