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Crack Time

LA Daily Journal reporter Anat Rubin reports to John Rabe that many more Skid Row junkies are being busted for selling crack.

Crossing Guard

When the last bell rings at Jordan High school in Watts, gang members file out of the Jordan Downs housing project next door to monitor the students walking through their turf. Watching over the students is Pastor Michael Cummings. The good pastor makes sure the students get home safely. This piece was produced by Queena Kim and originally aired on Pacific Drift.
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Mighty Mo

A few months ago we met ten-year old champion boxer Mighty Mo Orozco from Long Beach. He's shooting for a medal in the 2016 Olympics. Thanks in part to Off-Ramp, Mighty Mo is a pitchman for bringing the Olympics to LA.

Radio Lolly

KPCC's Susan Valot takes us to Children's Hospital Orange County where they're using radio to build bridges between sick kids.

Call Sheet

The Call Sheet gang tells us how President Bush's budget cuts funding to public television.

Paolo Nutini

Loving You, from Nutini's album These Streets

The New Sneeze

Sneezing into hands is out - into the sleeves is in. John Rabe takes an office poll to see who's up on the new sneeze.
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Hand Washing

Doctor Paul Silka, chief of staff at Cedars Sinai, tells us about their hand washing campaign.
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New Oboist in Town

The Los Angeles Philharmonic has a new principal oboist, 26-year-old Ariana Ghez. Queena Kim spoke to Ghez at a practice room in Disney Hall recently.
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Saul Levine

John Rabe talks with LA radio legend Saul Levine. He could sell K-Mozart, the commercial classical station, for somewhere around 200-million dollars, but he won't, because he believes in local radio.