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Take Two for October 5, 2012

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US unemployment rate drops to 7.8 percent

This morning's job numbers were good news for the economy.
Despite tough economic times, some entrepreneurs are thriving in some Southern California cities, including Riverside, where a custom auto body business is banking profits.
Villaraigosa and Beck
The Los Angeles Police Department is diving right into the national immigration debate.
House Democrats walk out of the US Capit

Outside money pouring in to California's congressional races

Congressional Democrats need 25 seats to retake the gavel from Republicans this November.
A blue Chrysler is on display at Long Be

Vintage CA plates get green light from Governor Brown

Gov. Brown recently signed off on legislation that will let classic car enthusiasts to buy brand new license plates with a retro look.
The Paperboy Lee Daniels
Film Director Lee Daniels is best known for his 2009 Oscar-winning drama "Precious." The film blasted black cinema story-telling conventions, and took viewers inside the raw and violent reality of a 350-pound illiterate teenage girl.
Meghan McCarty is back with your Weekend Alibi, a roundup of the best entertainments around L.A.
Venezuelans head to to the polls this Sunday in a presidential election that could fundamentally alter their political future.

Venezuelan Angelenos on possibility of Hugo Chavez's reelection

Venezuelans in Southern California will be glued to the Internet and Spanish-language TV this Sunday, awaiting the results of the presidential election.
Tim Burton is known for his goth aesthetic, a somewhat dark and twisted view of the world; Think films like "Beetlejuice," "Edward Scissorhands," "The Nightmare Before Christmas."
Koehler Urges Higher Gas Prices
It's the end of the week, the end of the show...so it's time for our Friday Flashback.

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