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Recognizing the art of the labor movement

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| Latino studies teacher Irene Sanchez received this year's Joe Hill poetry award at the Labor Day parade in Wilmington.

For this longshoreman, the Labor Day parade is a family affair

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Longshoreman Bobby Carrillo has attended the Labor Day parade in Wilmington for 23 years and it’s a tradition he’s passing down to his son and grandchildren.

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New TSA tech might make for shorter security lines

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3D scanners and ID machines could make boarding passes and having to take electronics out of your bag a thing of the past at security checkpoints.

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My Figueroa street revamp adds safety for walkers and bikers

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Four miles of the busy road between downtown Los Angeles and USC has been redesigned with protected or buffered bike lanes, new crosswalks and landscaping.

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Hundreds of migrant kids remain separated from parents

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More than a month after a deadline to reunite families separated at the border, more than 500 children remain in federal care. Here's one teen's story.

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LA Delays Preservation Hearing For Silver Lake Gas Station

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A gas station built in 1941 is at the center of a skirmish in Silver Lake. The owner wants to knock it down and build some apartments, but neighbors say not so fast

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Campaign aims to boost voter turnout among Muslim-Americans

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In the wake of an increase in anti-Muslim activity in recent years, an effort is underway to sign up Muslim-Americans to cast ballots in the 2018 midterm elections.

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Need attic insulation? LADWP is giving $100 million in rebates.

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Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is offering $100 million in rebates to owners who add or augment attic insulation.  Insulation helps reduce the loss of winter heat and summer cooling through the roof, and it helps save on electricity and gas use.

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Decorated Army Vet becomes citizen after facing deportation

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Yea Ji Sea came to the US when she was 9 years old. After four years in the military she was discharged because of her immigration status, and had to fight to stay.

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