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Patt Morrison for July 25, 2012




A scrimmage line of police officers protect the streets surrounding Anaheim City Hall during a demonstration to show outrage for the fatal shooting of Manuel Angel Diaz, 25, at Anaheim City Hall on July 24, 2012 in Anaheim, California. Diaz was fatally shot on July 21 by an Anaheim police officer and has sparked days of protests by the angered community.
A scrimmage line of police officers protect the streets surrounding Anaheim City Hall during a demonstration to show outrage for the fatal shooting of Manuel Angel Diaz, 25, at Anaheim City Hall on July 24, 2012 in Anaheim, California. Diaz was fatally shot on July 21 by an Anaheim police officer and has sparked days of protests by the angered community.
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Large crowds gathered in downtown Anaheim last night to protest a string of police officer-involved shootings in the area. Now the city council has asked for a federal review, but will the review dissuade the grievances of Anaheim residents? And, in the green marijuana belt of Humboldt county, the economics of medical pot turn things on their heads: pot growers voluntarily pay taxes that haven’t been levied. Marilyn Monroe died 50 years ago. Her life and her looks still hold us in thrall... photographer Lawrence Schiller tells the story of 'Marilyn and Me' on today's show.