AirTalk for October 24, 2014

The Supreme Court will take up a case that will decide whether police have the right to inspect hotel records and if they need a warrant to obtain them. Also, the City of Oakland has approved a law allowing landlords to evict suspected sex workers. Then, zombies or demon possessions? What's your favorite horror film subgenre?
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