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Take Two® FOR January 23, 2018

Solar tariff will hit CA hard, no Oscar love for stunt people, tsunami risk in SoCal

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Tariffs on imported solar panels will have a direct impact on California, stunt business continues to fight for Oscar recognition, assessing the risk for tsunamis in SoCal. See full episode >
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