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11:32pm

Sun March 8, 2015
Health, Science, Environment

Your Call: How do pundits-for-hire spin science and sell doubt?

  

On the March 9th edition of  Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Robert Kenner, director of Merchants of Doubt, a documentary that examines the history of corporate-financed efforts to convince the public to doubt scientific findings. How can citizens influence climate change policy when the media give the doubters so much attention? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Robert Kenner, award winning filmmaker and director of Merchants of Doubt

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12:00pm

Mon January 26, 2015
Digest

Daily news roundup for Monday, January 26, 2015

Firefighters worked on a six-alarm wildfire early Monday morning.
Credit Evan Sernoffsky / SF Chronicle

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, curated by KALW news:

Firefighters contain 6-alarm wildfire in Pacifica // SF Gate

“An unusual midwinter wildfire chased dozens of Pacifica residents from their homes early Monday before firefighters were able to contain the six-alarm blaze.

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12:18pm

Wed February 19, 2014

Candy flavors put e-cigarettes on kid's menu

From our partners at Youth Radio.
Source: Youthradio · Via: Jenny Bolario
Electronic-cigarettes are often billed as a safe way for smokers trying to kick their habit. But it's not just smokers who are getting their fix this way. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 5 middle schoolers who tried one say they've never smoked a cigarette.

6:00pm

Wed June 6, 2012
YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS

The case against Big Tobacco and cigarette addiction

Chuck Finney is joined by Dr. Stanton Glantz, UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education to talk about the case against Big Tobacco and cigarette addiction.

1:49pm

Thu April 19, 2012
Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon Edition for Thursday, April 20, 2012

A magnitude 2.4 earthquake struck near the intersection of Ygnacio Valley and Oak Grove roads in Walnut Creek just before 9am this morning. The "microquake" did not apparently result in any major property damange or injuries...

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