AirTalk for January 26, 2015

The California DMV is backing down from requiring drivers for “e-hail” services like Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar to obtain commercial license plates after a firestorm of criticism. Also, author Steven Brill writes about the way the ACA was written, the way it was implemented, and how it would (or wouldn’t) change America’s healthcare system in his latest book. Then, President Obama will propose to protect 12 million acres of Alaskan wilderness.
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AirTalk for November 12, 2014

Is the US and China climate deal enough? Also, with holiday shopping season in tow, are too many consumer reviews making online shopping harder? Then, the European Space Agency (ESA) landed a spacecraft on a comet for the first time ever. What's next?

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Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald announced a much needed overhaul Monday. McDonald says he plans to fire several executives and staffers following the widely publicized health care scandal. Also, will selling cigarettes on military bases be outlawed? Then, a new study reveals long-term marijuana use leads to brain shrinkage.

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AirTalk for November 10, 2014

Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta on the ‘worthy fights’ he undertook. Also, President Obama on Monday weighed in on the net neutrality debate with the strongest words yet his administration has issued on the topic. Then, five-term Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky is leaving office because of term limits.

U.S. Reacts To Death Of Osama Bin Laden

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Robert O'Neill, the Navy SEAL who shot Osama bin Laden has gone public, upsetting military personnel in the process. Should individuals gain recognition for missions they completed in secret? Also, House Speaker John Boehner and Obama face off on immigration reform. Then, we look at what films are getting all of the buzz at AFI Fest 2014.

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AirTalk for November 6, 2014

After a three-year freeze on University of California tuition hikes, President Janet Napolitano is proposing a 5 percent hike over the next five years. Also, with marijuana legal in three new states, is California next? Then, we want to hear from you about the best signs in LA and Southern California.

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AirTalk for November 5, 2014

The 2014 midterm election is over, and the results are in! Locally, the county will see new faces in old seats. Statewide, Gov. Brown moves forward with a historic fourth term. Also, how will the passing of Prop 47 affect prison populations? Then, how will the new Republican majority affect California?