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Added by Connie K. Ho on August 14, 2013 at 1:05pm — No Comments
During the last two decades, a specific group of dogs has emerged at the center of major controversy. Pit bulls, rottweilers and German shepherds are some of those that have been labeled as “dangerous” by certain groups because of their use in dog fighting rings and attacks on adults and children.
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Added by Connie K. Ho on August 5, 2013 at 3:45pm — No Comments
The jury in the Florida murder trial of George Zimmerman last weekend acquitted the former neighborhood watch volunteer of all charges in the 2012 fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
The acquittal has prompted protests in Los Angeles, Oakland and in cities across the United States. People have also taken to social media to express their thoughts on the verdict.
In the wake of Zimmerman's acquittal, 89.3 KPCC…
Added by Connie K. Ho on July 15, 2013 at 2:55pm — No Comments
If you live in the Los Angeles area, please join 89.3 KPCC on Saturday, May 13 for a panel discussion on what makes a medical condition "invisible": What is unique about the suffering of someone who has R.A. or chronic migraine headaches? What challenges does that person face in communicating her or his condition to a health provider? And is this a matter of public health?
Conditions like cancer, heart disease and AIDS strike fear into the…Continue
Added by Connie K. Ho on May 13, 2013 at 1:56pm — No Comments
The Associated Press Stylebook and several newsrooms have dropped the term "illegal immigrant." On the AP website, a top editor clarified, "The Stylebook no longer sanctions the term 'illegal immigrant' or the use of 'illegal' to describe a person. Instead, it tells users that 'illegal' should describe only an action, such as living in or immigrating to a country illegally."
The decision has been applauded by Latino and…Continue
Added by Connie K. Ho on April 29, 2013 at 4:06pm — No Comments