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Take Two for October 2, 2013

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Debt Showdown Hunting for Votes

Rep. John Campbell on the government shutdown

California Republican John Campbell joins Take Two to discuss how his party is reacting to the government shutdown and Obamacare.
Volunteers Help Public Sign Up For Affordable Care Act

What is it like to sign up for Obamacare in California?

In our state the Covered California website reported it got a million page views in the first hour and about 800,000 every other hour of the day. Freelance writer Janice Worthen was among the millions who visited the Covered California site yesterday and she joins us now to tell us about her experience.
DeVito and Hirsch first traded barbs on-screen on the hit sitcom "Taxi." They revive that chemistry as a squabbling Vaudeville duo in "The Sunshine Boys" at the Ahmanson Theatre.
Relatives of victims of the slaugther of

Guatemalan ex-soldier convicted of US immigration fraud

A Riverside County jury finds Jorge Sosa guilty of lying on his citizenship application. The ex-soldier from Guatemala is accused of participating in the massacre of civilians during Guatemala's civil war.
Colorado Rockies v Los Angeles Dodgers

Sports Roundup: MLB playoffs, NBA training camp and more

The Major League Baseball playoffs are in full swing, the sounds of leather on hardwood are in the air and we try to address the question of who would win a fight between a unicorn and a mermaid.
Prison Suicide - 4
Today in a courtroom in Sacramento, an attorney representing mentally ill inmates is expected to screen disturbing video footage documenting how such prisoners have been treated. Nearly an hour's worth of similar footage was shown yesterday.
New Mexico

Families arm kids with emergency plans

Fronteras Desk reporter Sarah Gustavus takes us into the home of one teen is dealing with life after her brother's deportation.
Irvine gateway

App Chat: Keeping track of your health

This week, Jacqui Cheng of Ars Technica joins the show with some health apps that help track how much you move and how much you eat.
Video Games
Slate's Emily Yoffe joins Take Two with some advice on how to deal with your significant other's annoying obsession or habit.

Picture This: Documenting the Los Angeles Dodgers

This week we talk to longtime LA Dodgers photographer, Jon Soo Hoo, who has been the official team photographer for the past 28 years.

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