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Today we are airing KPCC's continued coverage of the shooting at Los Angeles International Airport.
The FAA relaxes its policy on the use of gadgets on planes. What do you think of the new regulations? Then, a woman received a citation for driving while wearing Google Glasses. Should Google Glass be banned from the car? Next, are Halloween costumes getting a little too gory and racy? Then, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. But, have corporate sponsors and stunts derailed the message of Breast Cancer Awareness? A new report found that helmets don't necessarily reduce injury risk for young athletes. What can be done to ensure greater safety for kids? Lastly, we'll talk with author Stephen Jimenez about the murder of Matthew Shepard.
John Deasy will stay on as LAUSD Superintendent through June 2016. Do you think his contract should have been extended? Next, a proposal could change the carpool lanes on I-405 into pay-as-you-go toll lanes. Is this a good idea? Then, we feature our OC Roundtable to talk about issues facing residents in Orange County. Next, are police policies endangering the public? And what do you call your significant other who you're not married to? Lastly, we'll talk about Halloween costumes. Just how politically correct must we be?
As Obamacare continues to roll out, some people will lose their current insurance. What impact will this have on people signing up? Then, LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy will get his annual review today. Do you think he is doing a good job? Next, we'll preview the upcoming game of the Lakers versus the Clippers, and do clutch athletes really exist? Then, how much did President Obama really know about spying on foreign leaders? Next, Christmas decorations are already up in stores. Why is this happening earlier each year? Lastly, we talk with Peter Mullin about the new program at the Art Center College of Design.
Univision and ABC are launching a new network, Fusion, aimed at reaching young Latinos. How will this network be different? Then, journalists Glenn Greenwald and Bill Keller debated if news can be impartial. Is there still a place for advocacy journalism? Next, do men and women look for different things when they date online? Which dating apps have you tried? Then, the FDA wants to restrict access to addictive painkillers. Will this drop the rate of abuse? Lastly, we talk with conductor David Lockington about Pasadena Symphony's new season, and we look at new changes at the Skirball Cultural Center.
Rumors are circulating that LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy may resign from his post of the second largest school district in the country. Do you think he should step down? Next, the tech industry still remains a heavily male dominated field. What is it like being a woman in the tech industry? Then, TGIF it's Filmweek with our critics talking about "The Counselor," American Promise," and more! Lastly, we'll talk with author David Thomson about moments that make the movies.