AirTalk for July 25, 2014

Investigation continues into the death of a woman who was shot by an 80-year-old man after she and an accomplice broke into his home. Also, a new report from the CDC says that less than half of American children are vaccinated against human papilloma virus (HPV), a form of cancer. Then, it's Filmweek on AirTalk!
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