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 31, 2012

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The 2012 Republican National Convention wrapped up last night with Mitt Romney’s official acceptance of the nomination for their party’s candidacy for the general election in November.
Service Dogs Aid War Veterans Upon Return To U.S.
Disabled United States veterans in metropolitan areas face some of the longest response times in the country for decisions on war-related disability claims.
"Giving Up the Ghost" book
Many teenagers feel like outcasts, pariahs and misfits, but in his book “Giving up the Ghost,” NPR’s vice president for programming, Eric Nuzum, reveals that his teen years were so disturbingly disenfranchising that he found himself on the brink of suicide.

Mitt Romney’s acceptance speech

The stakes were high last night as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney finally took the podium to deliver his speech accepting the party’s nomination. Though some would suggest it wasn’t a home run speech, others say it was effective nonetheless.
Hillary Clinton Campaigns In Western Iowa

A new law may make DIY food legal to sell

If you’ve every baked or eaten a homemade brownie so good you’d be willing to pay for it, you’re in luck. A new bill moving its way through the California legislature would make it legal for do-it-yourself bakers to sell home-cooked foods.
VH1's 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards - Show
An entertainment career spanning over three decades, Jason Alexander has seen and done it all. The film, stage, and television actor is one of the most recognizable figures in the entertainment industry.

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Patt Morrison for September 7, 2012

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Patt Morrison for September 6, 2012

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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

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