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2:56pm

Mon March 5, 2012
Afternoon News Digest

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Monday, March 5, 2012

Thousands of protesters have marched to California’s State Capitol, today, to protest college tuition hikes. Demands range from supporting Governor Jerry Brown’s sales and income tax increase to Occupy’s Millionaire Tax and ReFund California plan...

In another approach to addressing education budget cuts, Bay Area School Districts are weighing the pros and cons of investing in iPads...

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8:49pm

Fri February 17, 2012
Politics

The President cashes in at Bay Area ATM

President Barack Obama poses for a picture during a stop at Great Eastern restaurant in San Francisco's Chinatown
Pete Souza Official White House Photo

There were two sides to the story of President Obama’s appearance at a San Francisco fundraiser Thursday night. One happened inside the Masonic Center on Nob Hill. The other took place immediately outside.

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9:12am

Wed February 8, 2012
Militarization of police

Today on Your Call: What explains the militarization of police forces in the US?

On today's Your Call we’ll talk about the escalating use of military weapons and tactics by police departments.  Reporter Radley Balko, says, “Police militarization is now an ingrained part of American culture.”  We’re seeing local police dressed in riot gear use stun grenades and rubber coated bullets on demonstrators.  How did we get here? And how is this affecting the relationship between police departments and local communities?   Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org.  What’s an appropriate use of force?

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10:49am

Mon January 23, 2012
Morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: top news stories for Monday, January 23, 2012

Oakland officials calculate the cost on the city to manage the Occupy movement has been $3 million since it began in September. The city has spent an average of $50,000 per week on 100 police officers, mostly for the downtown demonstrations on Saturdays...

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12:29am

Tue January 17, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: The Dream vs. The Gap

The On Today's Your Call,  we’ll have a conversation about the economic realities of white, black and brown Americans. According to the Pew Research Survey, two out of three Americans now perceive strong social conflicts over the income gap — up sharply from two years ago. Do the changing realities of our economy mean that class divides are becoming more critical than race or nationality? Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org. It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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