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In immigration news: California DMV gears up for license demand, empty prisons and detention profits, anti-Muslim ads in NYC, more

California DMV hiring 900 to serve immigrant drivers - Southern California Public Radio The state Department of Motor Vehicles has hired more than 400 people and plans to hire another 500 in preparation for the beginning of next year, when immigrants ... [Published SCPR - 1 hour ago]
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210 eastbound freeway shut down at Sunland as bomb squad investigates grenade

Update 10:30 a.m.: LAPD Foothill tweeted that the bomb squad has detonated the hand grenade on the eastbound 210 freeway.Tweet: @LAFDFoothillPreviously: The Los Angeles Police Department’s bomb squad and California Highway patrol have shut down the eastbound ... [Published SCPR - 1 hour ago]
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Walking a fine line: Parenting meets social media

OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/Teenagers use their mobile phones after school time in Vaasa, Finland, on March 30, 2010.By middle school, roughly half of children in the United States own a mobile phone, according to Nielson .The California Report's Rachael Myrow ... [Published SCPR - 1 hour ago]
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Former foster youth shares what it's like being over-prescribed antipsychotic drugs

Dai Sugano/Bay Area News GroupAfter being heavily medicated during his time in foster care, D’Anthony Dandy now takes no psychotropic drugs. He says the medications he was given in foster care didn’t improve his behavior.D'Anthony Dandy has been on a ... [Published SCPR - 1 hour ago]
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America's 1000th birthday inspires comedy album

NPRThe storied legal correspondent tries her hand at comedy on a new album, 2776, produced by Emmy award winner Rob KutnerEmmy-award winning comedy writer Rob Kutner stops by to talk about his latest production, a comedy album that "spans the past, present ... [Published SCPR - 1 hour ago]
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Under mounting scrutiny, LA superintendent faces school board in annual review

AFP/AFP/File photo: Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy speaks during a press conference at South Region High School #2 in Los Angeles, California February 6, 2012.Los Angeles Unified School District superintendent John Deasy weathered a solid year ... [Published SCPR - 1 hour ago]
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New LA policy designed to boost leash-law enforcement

Macho walks down the street, on leashNic Adler / Flickr Creative CommonsNot every law in the books gets enforced.Case in point: Los Angeles' dog leash laws. Dog owners in Los Angeles aren't supposed to let their pets frolic off leash, but it's rare for ... [Published SCPR - 1 hour ago]
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Growing share of Americans want religion to play a role in U.S. politics

Photo by Staff Sgt. Nathan Hoskins | U.S. Army via Flickr Creative CommonsFile photo: A student from Trimmier Elementary School holds a flag during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony, Sept. 10.A new report from the Pew Research Center finds that nearly three-quarters ... [Published SCPR - 1 hour ago]
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President Obama to speak from White House Tuesday, likely to address airstrikes against Islamic militants in Syria

President Obama is expected to deliver a statement at about 7 a.m. PDT from the White House South Lawn before leaving for New York and a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly. He's likely to talk about the U.S. airstrikes against Islamic State ... [Published SCPR - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Which flu shot is right for you and your loved ones?

Widespread flu vaccination is intended to protect people who are at risk for serious complications from the virus. Tim Boyle/Southern California broke records last week during a late summer heat wave. But, while it may not feel like it, don't be fooled: ... [Published SCPR - 6 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

AXS Festival: Meet the artists hired by NASA to create space-inspired works

For the next two weeks, the AXS Festival in Pasadena will explore the intersection of art and science through talks, performances and installations.Among the works on display is a sculpture designed by a team of conceptual artists working for NASA's Jet ... [Published SCPR - 4 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Trauma at Downton Abbey

Listen Now[3 min 3 sec]Sandra and the sumptuous world of Downton AbbeyIt was all going so well.  I was finally free of my shameful NetFlix binge-watching of. . . The Walking Dead.  Breaking Bad.  It was ugly, it was nasty, I was having nightly fever dreams ... [Published SCPR - 13 hours ago]

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...The ads, which reportedly cost $100,000, are sponsored by the American Freedom Defense Initiative." An MTA spokesman stated via email that "a series of court rulings have made clear that our hands are largely tied."
"Deasy's problems were fewer last October," KPCC's Annie Gilbertson reports, "when they concerned mainly a botched rollout of the iPad program. Still, rumors swirled then that Deasy would be fired or step down. Neither happened."
"The big example is [the] Hobby Lobby case. Now, privately owned corporations have rights of religious free exercise. That's a very big example of religion not losing its influence. The saliency of culture war issues — abortion, same-sex marriage —  these all show that religion is a vital part of American life."
"A lot of times, foster youth don't know they have the right to refuse medications" she says

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