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KCSN news update; majority of motorists aware of danger in using cell phones on the road

Mona Adem

June 27, 2013

  New requirement for Metro Red and Purple riders Riders on the Metro Red and Purple subway lines are now required to have their fare loaded onto TAP cards to gain access. A lawsuit against Ontario International Airport A lawsuit has been filed seeking local control of Ontario Internationa...

Supreme Court declares key part of DOMA unconstitutional, Prop. 8 ruling reopens gay marriage

Supreme Court declares key part of DOMA unconstitutional, Prop. 8 ruling reopens gay marriage

Mona Adem

June 26, 2013

  The Supreme Court of the United States made two historic rulings Wednesday on the legal status of same-sex marriage. In a 5-4 vote, the justices ruled that the federal Defense of Marriage Act, a 1996 law passed by congress excluding same-sex couples married legally in their states from recognition under the federal tax code, is un...

KCSN news update; Supreme Court throws back Prop 8, clearing way for same-sex marriage

Mona Adem

June 26, 2013

  The Supreme Court throws back Prop 8 to the lower court The U-S Supreme Court issues a ruling that is likely to allow gays and lesbians to marry in California, and said the sponsors of Prop 8 could not represent the state. The LAUSD provides free i-Pad to its students The Los Ange...

KCSN news update; California’s teacher training programs criticized for inadequacies

Mona Adem

June 25, 2013

  Chrysler recalls more than seven million older jeeps Chrysler is recalling more than seven million older model jeeps that have fuel tanks that can rupture and cause fires in rear end collisions. California’s teacher training programs criticized for inadequacies California’s teacher train...

KCSN news update; the Pentagon plans to bring more women into combat jobs

Mona Adem

June 24, 2013

  Upgrades planned at the Los Angeles Convention Center Upgrades are planned at the Los Angeles Convention Center that will include more exhibition space and meeting rooms. The Census Bureau reports increase of Americans consider themselves as multi-racial The Census Bureau reports a six...

KCSN news update; Supreme Court expected to announce decision this month for some of the provisions of Affirmative Action

Mona Adem

June 21, 2013

Two billion dollar renovation at LAX Progress is being made on the nearly $ two billion renovation of the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX with nine gates to handle larger planes. Nearly 40 percent of the LGBTQ community say they have rejected by at some point family members.   ...

KCSN news update; FBI director testifies that surveillance programs are essential to combat terrorism threats

Mona Adem

June 20, 2013

  Forty percent of  robberies now involve mobile devices Forty percent of robberies in major cities now involve smart phones and other mobile devices. FBI director says surveillance programs are essential to combat terrorism threats FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies that the U.S....

KCSN news update; Governor Brown opposing federal judges order to reduce the number of inmates in state prisons

Mona Adem

June 19, 2013

  Fewer available houses recommended or shown to minorities Real estate agents and rental housing providers recommend and show fewer available homes and apartments to minority families. Hospitals in Glendale working to establish health information exchange Three hospitals in Glendal...

KCSN news update; donating adult organs to children under 12 raises complicated ethical issues

Mona Adem

June 18, 2013

  Hands free devices still distract drivers   Using hands free devices that translate speech into text remains very distracting to drivers and lessens their attention and focus. Donating adult organs to children under 12 raises complicated ethical issues Providing children under the age...

KCSN news update; budget cuts will lead to seven courthouses closing in LA County

Mona Adem

June 17, 2013

A recovery in the construction industry The UCLA Anderson economic forecast predicts a recovery in the construction industry. Most Americans say investigate terrorism threats is more important than protecting personal privacy Sixty two percent of Americans say it is more important for the feder...

KCSN news update; NSA has been collecting communications records of U.S. citizens

Mona Adem

June 14, 2013

  Treatment center for mentally ill jail inmates L-A County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky is recommending building a treatment center for mentally ill jail inmates. Closing San Onofre power plant   Southern California Edison makes the difficult decision to close its troubled San Onofre ...

KCSN news update; teenage unemployment, one of the highest rate in the nation

Mona Adem

June 13, 2013

  Teenage unemployment, one of the highest rate with 25 percent Recessions hurt the youngest and most inexperienced workers, resulting in a teenage unemployment rate that stands at 25 percent. A new program will provide school children with high speed Internet connection President Obama unveils...

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