AirTalk for November 13, 2013

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The American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology--two of the leading cardiovascular associations in the country-- have released new guidelines on heart disease prevention. The new recommendations drastically increase the number of people that could be put on statins to reduce the risk of heart attacks and stroke.
Public meetings are being held this week to determine the fate of the Devil’s Gate Dam in Hahamungna Watershed Park. The County Board of Supervisors will be deciding on a new plan to remove part of the natural ecosystem that developed in the watershed after the 2008 Station Fire and return it back into a dam.
"The History of America in 101 Objects"

The 101 objects that tell the story of America

What do a Singer sewing machine, the Declaration of Independence and Dorothy’s ruby slippers have in common? These three objects (and 98 others) are a vital part of the history of our country.
Kevin Costner Attends Senate Committee Hearing On Oil Spill Cleanup
If you liked your health insurance, and didn’t get to keep it, you might still get to keep it. Later this week the House will vote on a bill called the Keep Your Health Plan Act.
Veteran political reporters Mark Halperin and John Heilemann gave us all of the juicy details of Barack Obama's win over Hillary Clinton and John McCain in 2008 with their political bestseller Game Change. Now the reporter duo are back with a sequel that airs all of the dirty laundry from the 2012 presidential election.
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