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Pay raise for Inland Empire doctors
Medicine has long been a popular career path for the best and brightest students, but most U.S. doctors today are unhappy in their jobs—and 90 percent are unwilling to recommend the healthcare profession to others.
The Television Academy Of Arts And Sciences' Presents An Evening With "Games Of Thrones"
The seventh and penultimate season of AMC’s “Mad Men” debuted over the weekend. Bring up that topic though at any modern American office and chances are you’ll be met with a polite, “please don’t tell me anything about it.
US-POLITICS-SUMMIT
Today, a limited number of U.S. residents can buy Google Glasses - without an invite. At a price of $1,500, the Internet-connected headset can be yours, but just how many people want to own them?
JAPAN-UN-ENVIRONMENT-CLIMATE-WARMING-IMPACT
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its new report on Sunday laying out the staggering realities of the impact of climate change. The UN's expert panel said that increases in CO2, mainly from the burning of fossil fuels, pushed global temperatures up by an average of 2.

Should the NBA allow ads on uniforms?

Advertisements are everywhere at NBA games. Now, the league plans to take things further—by allowing sponsors’ logos on players’ jerseys.
The lyrics to the popular Motown song "War!" aren't very ambiguous when it comes to what it's good for. Absolutely nothing. But historian and archaeologist Ian Morris would like to politely disagree.

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AirTalk is away for Independence Day weekend! Please stay tuned for previous content, and tune in today, July 3, 2015 from 12:00-1:00 PM PST to hear Filmweek. Also, remember to check out our Facebook and Twitter pages. Happy Independence Day from Larry Mantle and the entire AirTalk Team!

AirTalk for July 2, 2014

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AirTalk for July 1, 2015

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says he will block enforcement of new measures that make it easier to dismantle homeless encampments. Also, Covered California will collect data on prescriptions, doctor visits and hospital stays, a move that has stirred serious concerns about data protection and privacy. Then, has hitchhiking become obsolete in today’s America?

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