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American teens don’t want to work

You may have a tough time getting your kids to do their homework or eat their vegetables. Now you can add getting a job to that list. The number of teenagers with summer jobs has […]

05/01/2014

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The new Los Angeles Register launches today

Move over LA times and Daily News, there’s another newspaper in town. The Publisher of the Orange County Register is launching a new paper today. Phil and Penny discussed the new paper with Eric Spitz, who […]

04/16/2014

Oscar Pistorius holds his head  in court on the third day of his trial at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Mike Hutchings-Pool)

Emotional Pistorius testifies in his murder trial

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) – An emotional Oscar Pistorius began testifying in his murder trial with an apology to the family of Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend he killed last year in his home. Pistorius took […]

04/07/2014

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Report finds digital sites bring momentum to news

NEW YORK (AP) — Growing digital outlets are bringing “a sense of momentum” to the news business even as long-term problems continue to plague the industry, a journalism think tank said on Wednesday. The Pew […]

03/26/2014

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3 in10 Americans haven’t visited a bank or credit union

When was the last time you actually walked into a bank ? It doesn’t happen as much as it used to. Penny and Phil discussed the details from some new research with Greg McBride, who is the chief financial analyst […]

03/25/2014

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) police patrol car at Los Angeles International Airport. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

LA Airport shooting: out-of-sync response

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A report on the emergency response to last year’s shooting at Los Angeles International Airport cites serious shortcomings in communication between agencies that left major commanders in the dark and a […]

03/18/2014

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First hand account of NYC explosion

Seven people are now confirmed dead following yesterday’s explosion and fire that destroyed two apartment buildings in Manhattan’s East Harlem neighborhood. Search crews are still on the scene looking for people believed missing. CNN’s Don […]

03/13/2014

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Missing mother of 2 young boys found

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The mother of two children who were found wandering a busy street in South Los Angeles was arrested today. Sidnicka Wilson, 32, was arrested around 1:30 p.m. near Western Avenue and […]

03/06/2014

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IRS Congressional hearings continue…

Former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner is once again refusing to answer questions at a congressional hearing on the targeting of tea party groups. Penny and Phil spoke with Associated Press Capitol Hill Correspondent […]

03/05/2014

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Diplomatic exit for Ukraine?

Top diplomats from the West and Russia are trying to find an end to the crisis in Ukraine. Envoys from the Russia, Ukraine, the U.S., Britain and France are meeting in Paris today, and there […]

03/05/2014

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Putin: Russia has right to use force in Ukraine

Secretary of State John Kerry is in Kiev today and Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered tens of thousands of his troops to return to their bases. Penny and Phil spoke with NBC’s Asia correspondent […]

03/04/2014

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LA City Fire audit seeks changes to management style

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Management of the Los Angeles Fire Department needs to be streamlined, with the agency divided into four geographic bureaus, the “cumbersome” disciplinary process overhauled and the fire chief given a five- […]

03/04/2014

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