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Take Two for November 15, 2012

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Executives of the Republican Governors Association are meeting in Las Vegas this week to discuss the election results and the future path of the party.
Justin Yifu Lin and Wilbur K. Woo

Wilbur K. Woo, leader in LA's Chinese community, dies

Woo was a successful businessman, and though he never held political office, he was influential in the Chinese community and was an avid political fundraiser.
Planet Aid

Goodwill charities push for greater regulation of donation bins

Gov. Brown recently vetoed legislation brought forth by the Goodwill Charity that would have regulated clothing donation bins.
A man holding an unfinished note for beg

Does California have the highest poverty rate?

According to a new measure of wealth in the United States, nearly nine million Californians, about a quarter of state residents, live in poverty. If the new figure is correct, that would make California the state with the highest poverty rate in the country.
Twilight: Breaking Dawn

'Twilight' screenwriter reflects on success of vampire series

"Twilight" saga screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg, who wrote all five screenplays, talks about the success of the vampire romance series. The final movie opens tonight.

BP to pay $4.5 billion for Deep Water Horizon oil spill

The oil company BP will pay $4.5 billion to settle criminal charges related to the Deep Water Horizon explosion and oil spill. BP pled guilty to criminal misconduct charges related to the deaths of 11 workers who perished on the rig.
Generals Scandal
To discuss how this scandal might affect the two agencies, we're joined by Mark Riebling, the author of "Wedge: The Secret War Between The FBI And CIA."
Well, the lasting effects of superstorm Sandy didn't put a damper on the National Book Awards. They were presented at a gala in New York last night.This despite the fact that the offices of the National Book Foundation, which presents the awards, are still closed due to flood damage.

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