Patt Morrison

<em>Patt Morrison</em> is known for its innovative discussions of local politics and culture, as well as its presentation of the effects of national and world news on Southern California. Hosted by

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Patt Morrison for August 7, 2012

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Los Angeles’ Blue Line has the distinction of being the first light-rail in the nation, running between downtown L.A. and Long Beach. It also has a checkered safety record, with an average of fifty-one accidents during its first twelve years of operation (1990-2002.
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Mobile phone exposure limits and testing methods should be re-evaluated, according to a Government Accountability Office (GAO) study released today. The report also concludes that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has not formally coordinated safety precautions with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

A new photography slide show features ‘out’ gay athletes

President Obama signed into law the repeal of the U.S. military’s controversial “don’t ask, don’t tell policy” that prevented homosexuals from openly serving in the military on December 22, 2010.
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Who is to gain from Jared Loughner's guilty plea?

Jared Lee Loughner plead guilty today to going on a shooting rampage at a political gathering in a Tucson, AZ parking lot last year, a move that former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ husband Mark Kelly says will help victims and their families move on.
Homeless Family Placed In Hotel After Eviction

Maintaining your personal space comfort zone on the bus

Varying cultures have different comfort zones as far as personal space in public places. Americans generally prefer to keep a small buffer zone around them, which can lead to some interesting interactions in cramped places with lots of people like public trains and buses.

A job search from the other side of craigslist

With an 8.3 percent unemployment rate in the U.S, it’s not uncommon that job searchers are now taking to unorthodox methods to snag a job and beat out other applicants. But does anyone know the competition they’re up against? HR representatives and recruiters are swamped with applications, what does it take to actually land a job, or even an interview?

Recent Episodes from Patt Morrison

Patt Morrison for September 7, 2012

Broadcasting live from the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, we check up on how President Obama's speech checks out. And Hollywood's been at the DNC – actors Richard Schiff and Beau Bridges riff on that enduring connection. Also, Comedy Congress’ big wrapup in Charlotte – Diane Sawyer talks about her age and Mike Dukakis talks about what ifs.

Patt Morrison for September 6, 2012

It’s old home day at the Democratic Convention... that is, if your home is California. The Golden State’s Attorney General Kamala Harris, southern California Congresswoman Judy Chu, and actor Richard Schiff, he is of "The West Wing" and a new political show called "Chasing the Hill." Plus, a post game analysis of former President Bill Clinton’s address to the Democratic troops.

Patt Morrison for September 5, 2012

We’ll hear the First Lady’s speech but what does her body language say? We’ll be reading it. And, what party muckety mucks are keeping away from President Obama and staying home from the Democrats’ big dance? We’ll do the Charlotte two step.

Patt Morrison for September 4, 2012

How do the conventions look to the rest of the world? And how well do foreigners understand the electoral college? We’re polyglot with the foreign press in Charlotte. And, what did Nancy Pelosi tell Comedy Congress about Clint Eastwood and his chair?

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