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Ron Kilgore

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Ron Kilgore is a 36-year broadcast veteran in radio and television news.

Before joining KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO in March 2005, he was a producer/anchor for NBC News Radio, as well as a guest host for America in the Morning and First Light, nationally syndicated morning news magazines.

Ron previously was host of the nationally syndicated morning business program, The Wall Street Journal This Morning. Los Angeles news radio listeners also know Ron from his work at KFWB, where he hosted and produced the Los Angeles Times Noon Business Hour and was a morning news anchor and an entertainment reporter. Ever versatile, Ron has also been the lead correspondent for Democratic and Republican National Conventions.

Ron has won 10 Golden Mikes for his excellence in sports, news and economic reporting. He has been honored with the American Bar Association Award of Merit, the Arizona AP Governor’s Cup and numerous AP awards.

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: RomneyCare

The Affordable Care Act is often compared to RomneyCare in Massachusetts.


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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Small Businesses

Many small business owners aren’t sure what to do under the Affordable Care Act.


KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Cal Poly Pomona

Ron Kilgore reports on the beginnings of what has become one of the most eclectic universities in the country.


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KNX On Your Corner: Bike Lanes

One thorny issue facing drivers in San Pedro these days is the addition of new bike lanes on a couple of very busy streets.


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Anaheim General Hospital To Close In May

One of Orange County’s most troubled hospitals will soon be shutting its doors.


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Long Beach OKs Chinese Firm For $14M Electric Bus Contract

Transit officials in Long Beach will work with a Chinese company to develop an electric bus for the city.


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KNX On Your Corner: SpaceX

When NASA got out of the Space Shuttle business, it left an opening for aerospace start-up SpaceX to fill the gap.


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KNX On Your Corner: Toyota USA

The South Bay economy is heavily impacted by the U.S. headquarters for two automakers, Honda and Toyota, both in Torrance.


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Proposed Handgun Tax Would Fund More Gun Buyback Programs

An effort by several Southern California lawmakers was underway Thursday to develop more gun buyback programs statewide.

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NOAA: Drought Conditions May Be Headed For West Coast

A prolonged drought that has wreaked havoc on crops throughout much of America’s breadbasket may soon move closer to the Southland.


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Christmas In October? Tree Arrives At South Coast Plaza

It’s not even Halloween yet, but visitors to one of Orange County’s biggest malls got their first glimpse of Christmas on Monday.


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Lawsuit Filed To Overturn Ban On Santa Monica Nativity Scenes

A fight between religious and atheist groups over Nativity displays in a Westside park may take another twist this holiday season.


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OC Fire Authority To Refund Firms For Missed Hazmat Inspections

Officials said the number of missed inspections totals about half of the 2,600 that the Orange County Fire Authority is required to conduct.


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CSU Trustees Weigh More Tuition Hikes Ahead Of Prop. 30 Vote

CSU officials are considering possible tuition increases and a reduction in graduation requirements for undergraduates ahead of the November ballot.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/18/2012

Forum To Undergo $50M Renovation In Bid To Challenge STAPLES Center

The owners of Madison Square Garden are planning to renovate the faded Forum to challenge the region’s big arenas, including Staples Center.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/26/2012