AirTalk for July 7, 2015

Debate over ‘Sanctuary cities’ has been shoved into the national spotlight after a 32-year-old woman was shot and killed last week while walking along San Francisco’s Pier 14 with her father. Also, as technological advances continue to impact our economy and the job market, what will the future of work look like in America? Then, a bill to help terminally ill patients end their lives will no longer be considered this year.
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