Inmates serving life sentences with the possibility of parole rarely get out of prison in California, a trend that's lasted decades. Most of these so-called "lifers" committed murder, and most have been routinely denied parole.
While they may buzz around your head, being a nuisance to you, bugs can be a goldmine of information for scientists. Now researchers are trying to count all of the ants, bed bugs, bees, cockroaches and mosquitoes in big cities like Los Angeles.
Take Two, exclusively on 89.3 KPCC, 89.1 KUOR and 90.3 KVLA in southern California, and on 88.9 KNPR in Las Vegas, captures the spirit of the West in a conversational, informal, witty style and examines the cultural issues people are buzzing about.