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In the news this morning: Obama on the 'Piolín' show, an 'anti-jihad' industry, veterans facing deportation, more

| Obama: Fate of immigration reform hinges on election - The Hill Some highlights of President Obama's in-studio interview with L.A.'s "Piolín por la Mañana" host Eddie Sotelo. The interview was taped Friday and aired this morning.

Poll: Majority of CA voters say immigrants working here illegally should be able to stay

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A story in yesterday's Los Angeles Times reported the results of a new LAT/University of Southern California poll that found most California voters to hold a positive view of immigrants, as well as a lenient attitude toward those here illegally.

Quotes of the moment: Muslims on NPR's Williams incident as a teachable moment

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"We need to use this moment as a catalyst to open a national debate about the grievous misconceptions, fear and suspicion about Islam and Muslims. This discussion needs to be elevated to ethical discourse beyond biases and prejudices.

The richest man in L.A. (and new owner of Magic's stake in the Lakers), part 2

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Yesterday I wrote about Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, the former surgeon turned billionaire cancer-drug developer, philanthropist, and now owner of what was Magic Johnson's small share in the Los Angeles Lakers.

In the news this morning: Whitman and Latino voters, Williams' extended Fox contract, immigration dismissals, more

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Whitman struggling to close the deal with Latinos - 89.3 KPCC Meg Whitman had hoped to win over more Latino voters, who make up about a fifth of the state's electorate, to beat Jerry Brown in the race for governor.

From La Casa Blanca to la casa de Piolín

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L.A's Univision radio host Eddie "Piolín" Sotelo traveled last year to "La Casa Blanca," Spanish for the White House, to interview President Obama in the Oval Office; today, Obama will visit "la casa de Piolín" for an in-studio interview with Sotelo during his visit to Los Angeles.

In the news, this afternoon: 'Don't vote' fallout, Juan Williams fired over Muslim remarks, Ozomatli at USC rally, more

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Latinos for Reform Head Robert de Posada Defends Controversial 'Don't Vote' Ad - The Note - ABC News The longtime GOP operative said he’s not planning to buy any more airtime, but he'll continue to push the ad, which tells Latinos not to vote, on the Internet.

The man who bought Magic's Lakers stake

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So who is the billionaire Lakers season ticket holder to whom Magic Johnson has sold his 4.5 percent ownership stake in the team?