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Your Call: Midnight mail — keeping the postal service running

Nov 15, 2016
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On the November 15th edition of Your Call, we look at the struggle to keep the U.S. Postal Service healthy.

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AUMA receives mixed support and opposition ... Old prison sold to cannabis oil extractor ... THC helps with Alzheimer’s ... Can pot save Amoeba? ... and more.

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The East Bay’s congressional representative Barbara Lee (CA-13) introduced a bill last year that would greatly expand access to abortions. It gets rid of what’s called the Hyde Amendment, the restriction on abortion spending by the federal government.

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Legalization from coast to coast, and beyond… Price collapse worries Colorado dispensaries… Health… Opinion… and more. LEGALIZATION Cannabis now legal in Alaska // JuneauEmpire.com “One can now carry up to an ounce in public — consumption in public is still illegal — and one can give another person without remuneration up to one ounce or up to six plants with three flowering.” Recreational use becomes law in nation’s capitol // WashingtonPost.com You can smoke it, but you can’t buy it. That’s...

What do you want to know about President Obama’s war resolution and ISIS? On the February 26th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the President’s request for Congress to authorize military actions against ISIS. For the past six months, the US and coalition forces have carried out more than 2,000 bombing raids against ISIS positions in Syria and Iraq. What has been the result of those bombings? And what are the details of this latest war resolution? What questions do you...

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Vets to get medical cannabis?... Why pick on Harborside?... States seek to overturn Colorado pot law… Innovations in deliveries… Health news… and more. LEGALIZATION Bill in Congress could clear vets to use marijuana // safeaccessnow.org “We should be allowing these wounded veterans access to the medicine that will help them survive and thrive,” says Congressman Blumenauer of Oregon, “including medical marijuana.” COPS & COURTS Court to US Attorney: “Why have you picked this fight?”//...

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

Dec 7, 2012

On today's Your Call, it's our Friday media roundtable. This week, we'll discuss coverage of the budget and tax standoff between Republicans and President Obama. We’ll ask Decode DC’s Andrea Seabrook and the Huffington Post’s Michael McAuliff: Who’s doing reporting that takes us beyond the official narratives? Mexico has a new President from an old party – the PRI’s Enrique Pena Nieto – we’ll hear from NPR’s Carrie Kahn about the nationwide protests following his inauguration. It's Your Call,...