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Daily news roundup for Monday, January 11, 2016

Jan 11, 2016
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Here’s what’s happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW News:

No winning Powerball tickets sold; jackpot hits $1.3 billion // Los Angeles Times 

"The Powerball lottery jackpot has risen to more than $1.38 billion, the largest amount in U.S. history. Lottery fever has gripped the country as people scramble to buy tickets before the next drawing Wednesday. 

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On the January 20th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about President Obama’s plan to make the first two years of community college free for anyone who is willing to work for it. To what extent does a community college education increase economic opportunity?  What kind of jobs are available for people with two-year degrees?  And what is the mission of community colleges today? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests: