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Take Two for February 14, 2013

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Jose Gomez Named New Archbishop
The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has quietly added two dozen members of the church to its list of clergy accused of child molestation without publicly addressing the circumstances about the accused members.
LA Police Shootings

Dorner's evasion of police raises questions

Efforts are continuing today to identify charred human remains found in a burned-down cabin in Big Bear. They are widely believed to be those of fired LAPD officer Chris Dorner, who has now been charged with murdering of four people since February 3rd.
Boehner, Cantor Talk To Media After GOP Conference Meeting
Law enforcement officers furloughed, kids kicked out of Headstart programs, dangers to the safety of the food supply, and three-quarters of a million jobs lost.
U.S. Military Patrols In Baghdad

A late Iraqi interpreter's family's long quest for US asylum

From the Fronteras Desk, reporter Jill Replogle tells the story of a late Iraqi interpreter and Capt. Blake Hall's quest to insure his family's safe arrival in the U.S.
Monica Garcia Campaign Office - 4

Big money coming in to LA Unified board campaigns

Most money funding Los Angeles Unified school board races is coming from independent expenditure committees that can raise unlimited amounts of cash.
Online dating

How modern-day couples find 'Love in the Time of Algorithms'

It's Valentine's Day, so you're probably seeing lots of images of Cupid with a bow and arrow. But these days, the God of love might want to add a calculator to his tool kit.
Singapore Celebrates Valentine's Day

New research shows lovers' heartbeats match-up when together

Well whether you meet a mate online or off, new research suggests you may be syncing up with your partner in unexpected ways.A new study out of UC Davis appears to confirm the wisdom of countless love songs: That two hearts in love really do beat as one.
Wendy Greuel Profile

Wendy Greuel invokes Tom Bradley for LA's top job

The mayoral candidate started working in City Hall as a college intern. After three decades of service, she's hoping to take on the city's top job.
Sherman Oaks Homeowners Association mayoral debate.
It's City Hall Pass, Take Two's ticket to all the latest political news coming out of downtown Los Angeles with KPCC's political team of Frank Stoltze and Alice Walton.
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Joey Ramone
Joey Ramone fans can finally own a piece of his life and legacy as nearly 100 records along with a variety of other personal items is going up for auction online.
Super Bowl XLVII - Baltimore Ravens v San Francisco 49ers

NFL may widen field to help protect players from injury

Over the years, the National Football League has tweaked its game to make it safer for its players. For example, the league has rules barring a player from crashing into another by leading with his helmet.
Cypriot couples perform a tango dance in

Set the mood for romance en Español this Valentine's Day

Music critic Isabela Raygoza recommends some Spanish-language romance songs to get you in the mood for love on Valentine's Day.

Your Best Exes: Listeners' tales of lost love

We asked you to tell us about your best exes. Maybe you wanted to lose them, but sometimes you still love them but know you're better off broken up.

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