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Markets Slide Downward As Government Shutdown Enters Second Week

Take Two for October 10, 2013

How is Wall Street reacting to the government shutdown?; LA Mayor Eric Garcetti looks back at his first 100 days in office; Shutdown puts scientists' Antarctica research on ice; Downtown LA's Grand Park celebrates its 1st anniversary; Nobel Prize in Literature goes to Canadian writer Alice Munro, plus much more.

iPads in Schools

Take Two for October 9, 2013

Poll: Most Americans confused about the debt ceiling; LA schools and iPads: Big promises but where's the research?; App Chat: Tools to make travel more bearable; Sports Roundup: LA Dodgers, NCAA drama, Frontline doc; 'Justice For My Sister' doc examines femicide in Guatemala, plus much more.

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Take Two for October 8, 2013

Cognitive therapy for the government shutdown; Rep. Mark Takano of Riverside on the status of the shutdown; Foster Farms chickens blamed for salmonella outbreak that sickened 300; Immigration rally to go on at National Mall despite closure; Hard time or inhumane? Solitary confinement in Corcoran prison's SHU (Photos); Study shows vets suffering from PTSD benefit from meditation, plus much more.

California Republicans

Take Two for October 7, 2013

A look back at the last government shutdown; GOP strategist Mike Madrid on CA's Republican summit in Anaheim; Dodgers fans hopeful at team's chances at a championship; Profile: The first Latino president of the State Bar of California; Cheech Marin on Chicano art and 'Chicanitas'; Odd Hollywood Jobs: Celebrity profiler, plus much more.

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Take Two for October 4, 2013

What do foreigners think about the US government shutdown?; NYT sets off a New York-Los Angeles taco showdown; 'Parkland': The search for the truth behind the JFK assassination; 'League of Legends' video game championship comes to LA; Friday Flashback: Government shutdown edition, plus much more.

Congress Still Divided As Government Shutdown Enters Third Day

Take Two for October 3, 2013

What is the legislature doing during the government shutdown?; Tourism-reliant businesses feel the sting of the shutdown; Highlights and outcome of the Michael Jackson-AEG trial; Where's the best place for brunch in Los Angeles?; RZA headlines 5-year anniversary party for Echo Park's Bedrock Studios, plus much more.