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LA ‘Hope’ Artist Spared Prison Time For Contempt Conviction

A Los Angeles-based street artist credited with creating the iconic Obama “Hope” poster will not serve any prison time on federal contempt charges.


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James Helps US Basketball Team Win After Bad Start

LeBron James scored 30 points and the U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team rallied from an early 10-point deficit to beat Brazil 80-69 on Monday night.


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Obama Wins Over LGBT Supporters At SoCal Fundraiser

President Barack Obama basked in the support of his gay and lesbian backers Wednesday night, revving up an enthusiastic crowd with a pledge to not tolerate any attempts to roll back rights that gay Americans have gained under his administration.


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Southlanders Weigh In On Re-ignited Debate Over ‘Obamacare’

President Barack Obama’s health care reform was front and center for hearings Monday to determine the fate of a law aimed at extending health insurance to more than 30 million Americans.


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College Basketball Hits The Seas For Carrier Classic

The aircraft carrier that buried Osama bin Laden at sea is ready for the first college basketball game to be played on an active flat top.


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LAUSD Agrees To Revise How English Learners Are Taught

The Los Angeles Unified School District agreed Tuesday to sweeping revisions in the way it teaches students learning English, as well as African American youngsters, settling a federal civil rights investigation that examined whether the district was denying the students a quality education.

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Monday Night Football Intro Song Pulled After ‘Hitler-Obama’ Comment

ESPN is pulling Hank Williams’ classic intro song from Monday night’s broadcast of the game between Tampa Bay and Indianapolis after the country singer used an analogy to Adolf Hitler in discussing President Barack Obama.


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SoCal Split Over Who To Blame As US Nears Debt Default

Despite calls from Washington for a swift resolution, there seems to be just as much disagreement in the Southland as there is on Capitol Hill.

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Protest Held At Home Of GOP Sender Of Offensive Email

A coalition of African American groups are calling on a prominent Orange County Republican to resign over an email she sent depicting President Barack Obama and his parents as chimpanzees.


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President Obama Departs From LAX After 18-Hour Trip

President Obama is departing from Los Angeles International Airport Friday morning.


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President Obama’s Visit Expected To Cause Traffic Delays

President Obama’s visit to the Southland is expected to cause problems for commuters, businesses and schools Thursday.


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President Obama To Hold 2 Fundraisers In LA Thursday

President Obama is coming to Los Angeles this week to raise funds for his 2012 reelection campaign.


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How Do You Rate President Obama’s Job Handling in a Crisis?

The article in the Post compares the current commander in chief, to one who faced similar issues in 1968; Richard Nixon. And Nixon wins the comparison. Double ouch.


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Lawyers Ask California To Lift Gay Marriage Ban

A lawsuit filed with a state appellate court comes after the Justice Department says it will no longer defend the Defense of Marriage Act in court.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/23/2011

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Cheney Urges Caution In Egypt

Former Vice President Dick Cheney on Saturday called Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak a good friend and U.S. ally, and he urged the Obama administration to move cautiously as turmoil continued to shake that nation’s government.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2011