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Take Two for October 10, 2012

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GOP Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney Campaigns In Iowa
Just a couple of weeks ago, the presidential race was looking pretty good for President Obama, but that seems to have changed since last week's debate.
KPCC's Frank Stoltze at Philippe's, one of the last businesses in the country with actual phone booths.

What's your issue? KPCC wants to know

We check in with KPCC's Frank Stoltze as he takes the pulse of California voters, live from Philippe's restaurant in downtown Los Angeles. Click here for more info on Frank's meet-up.
The House I Live In
Documentary filmmaker Eugene Jarecki has become something of a war reporter.
The Supreme Court Hears Hears Affirmative Action Case Regarding Admissions To Texas University
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in Fisher vs. University of Texas.
The Supreme Court Hears Hears Affirmative Action Case Regarding Admissions To Texas University

Are race-based college admissions fair?

Many legal observers believe the court may curtail, or even eliminate, the ability of public and private colleges and universities to employ racial and ethnic preferences in admissions.
CA Governor Jerry Brown Holds News Conference On Pension Reform
A look at two initiatives on the ballot: Propositions 30 and 38

The future of Variety after its $25 million sale

If the words "feevee," "cleffer" and "chopsocky" mean anything to you, there's a good chance you read Variety.
Siquieros Mural

LA's 'América Tropical' mural gets a new $10 million home

The City of Los Angeles and the Getty yesterday opened a $10 million visitor center for the 80-year-old David Alfaro Siqueiros mural entitled "América Tropical."

Measure J hopes to extend half-cent transportation sales tax

Corey Moore reports on Measure J, the ballot initiative that would extend the current Measure R half-cent transportation sales tax 30 years beyond its expiration date in 2039.

Why can't we vote online yet?

Banking... baking... finding a public restroom... what do they have in common? There have been apps built to help people accomplish all of those things without putting down their smartphones or laptops.
Born This Way Gay
Paul Vitagliano says he knew he was gay from about five years old, but he didn't come out to himself for another 14 years.

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