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Midterm Election Watch.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 23 PROGRAM # 8409 12:00 PM PT Midterm Election Watch. People close to President Trump, Manafort and Cohen, were found or pleaded guilty to fraud charges, and this brings the issue of rampant corruption in Washington to the forefront of the midterm election. In Oregon, an initiative which seeks to repeal decades-old sanctuary […]

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Bans on Toxic Pesticides.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22 PROGRAM # 8408 12:00 PM PT Bans on Toxic Pesticides. In a landmark case, Monsanto has been ordered to pay 289 million in damages to a terminally-ill man with cancer. The judge found Roundup weedkiller caused the man’s cancer and Monsanto “acted with malice and oppression.” On other news, a federal court […]

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Posted in Línea Abierta, Environment, Health |
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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 21 PROGRAM # 8407 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Officials in charge of naturalizing immigrants have reportedly been coordinating with deportation agents to set traps and arrest undocumented immigrants married to US citizens when they show up for legalization interviews. On other news: many weary DACA recipients whose permit expires this year have […]

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Cox vs. Valadao.

MONDAY, AUGUST 20 PROGRAM # 8406 12:00 PM PT Cox vs. Valadao. Línea Abierta extended an invitation to incumbent Representative David Valadao and challenger TJ Cox, who are running for a seat in Congress in California’s battleground district 21. The roundtable with voters was convened in Selma, in the heart of this agricultural area. Only […]

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Candidate Forum: TJ Cox in Conversation with Voters.

Línea Abierta hosted a roundtable with residents and voters of California’s District 21, a hotspot in the battle for Congress.

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Mexico Edition.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17 PROGRAM # 8405 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. During his campaign, the newly elected president Andrés Manuel López Obrador questioned the construction of the new airport in Mexico City. He said it was financially, technically and environmentally unviable. Now, the future president of Mexico announces that the decision to stop or continue […]

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Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles. Also, “A La Mar.”

THURSDAY, AUGUST 16 PROGRAM # 8404 12:00 PM PT Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles. The Tradiciones series of the musical label Smithsonian Folkways Recordings releases this week an album celebrating the story of women in mariachi music and the groundbreaking role Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles has played in this resurgent musical movement. In this […]

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Midterm Election Watch.

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15 PROGRAM # 8403 12:00 PM PT Midterm Election Watch. An initiative in November’s Florida ballot seeks to restore the right to vote to 1.5 million of formerly incarcerated people. And Latino groups are reaching out to Puerto Ricans living in continental US after reports that a majority of the hurricane-displaced Puerto Ricans […]

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 14 PROGRAM # 8402 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. In a large federal operation, ICE agents arrested 147 in raids on farms in Nebraska and Minnesota, leaving a trail of anguish and separated families in its wake. Also, an analyst says Trump’s massive raids and deportation plans are intended to instill fear and […]

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Child Support: Engaging Parents.

MONDAY, AUGUST 13 PROGRAM # 8401 12:00 PM PT Child Support: Engaging Parents. In recent years, some states have been changing their approach in child support collection. Instead of cracking down, states are collaborating with parents who are behind on child-support payments to help them find jobs, treat alcoholism, and rebuild their relationship with their […]

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