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Did history miss a 19th Century US President? Off-Ramp for October 20, 2012

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Experimental cancer treatment "magic" for a La Canada teacher

Connie Tucker has ready to enter hospice after chemo failed. Then she entered a clinical trial. Now, she has a new lease on life.
Van Buren, Polk, Fillmore, Pierce, Hayes, Arthur ... These men are Roosevelts and Reagans compared to President Franklin Marshall.

Meet the winner of KPCC's first ever Instagram photo contest

The winner of our first-ever Instagram contest talks about capturing a lasting moment at the end of her grandmother's life.

TMI: Stoltze and the People

KPCC's Frank Stoltze is talking with voters about the issues that motivate them in the voting booth, and tells Off-Ramp host John Rabe about what he learned at Philippe's French Dip when he spent the morning there.

Green Book guided black drivers in Jim Crow era

Dr. Foster was a black man on his way to LA. He'd just left the South, but not segregation, and as one sympathetic motel owner told him, "If we let you in, all the other motel owners would ostracize us."
KCON K-Pop Convention
More than 9,000 K-pop fans descended on the Verizon amphitheater in Irvine this weekend for one of the largest K-POP events ever held outside Korea.
Damien Echols with Patt Morrison

How death row changed Damien Echols

After 18 years and 78 days sentenced to death in an Arkansas prison, Damien Echols was released after new evidence cleared his name. KPCC's Patt Morrison talked with Echols about his own side of the story.

Golden Road Brewing co-founder makes Forbes '30 Under 30' list

In less than three years, Tony Yanow opened two successful bars and a brewery in Los Angeles, a town that's traditionally been a wasteland of beer culture.

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