Shots - Health News
1:36 pm
Sat November 9, 2013

How A California Law To Encourage Vaccination Could Backfire

Public school student Julio Valenzuela, 11, grimaces as he gets a vaccination before the start of the school in Lynnwood, Calif., on Aug. 27. Vaccines are required for school attendance.
ROBYN BECK AFP/Getty Images

California has a new law that's supposed to get more of the state's children vaccinated against measles, whooping cough and other infectious diseases.

But the law has taken a strange turn on its way to being put into action, one that may instead make it easier for parents to exempt their children from required vaccinations.

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The Two-Way
12:52 pm
Sat November 9, 2013

Venezuela 'Occupies' An Electronics Chain To Offer Lower Prices

Shoppers loaded with purchases leave a Daka store in Caracas on Saturday.
Juan Barreto AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Sat November 9, 2013 1:29 pm

First he re-scheduled the Christmas season. Now, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro essentially nationalized an electronics chain in order to "protect the middle class."

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KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat November 9, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: Artist, Stephanie Conroy

Well-known local visual artist, Stephanie Conroy talks about her collaboration with her writer sister, Carol Pavelin on a new children’s book, “Red Shoes with White Squiggles” featuring her popular Woodhill Whiskers characters.

Information:
Red Shoes With White Squiggles by Stephanie Conroy and Carol Pavelin
www.stephanieconroyblog.com

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat November 9, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: El Paso Playhouse

Director, Kevin Mullin previews the El Paso Playhouse’s production of Christopher Durang’s Beyond Therapy.

Information:
El Paso Playhouse
2501 Montana
(915) 532-1317

KTEP Local
12:00 pm
Sat November 9, 2013

STATE OF THE ARTS: La Tierra Cafe Dinner Shows

Herminia Escajeda, owner of La Tierra Café introduces a new season of dinner shows at the popular mid-town eatery.

Information:
La Tierra Café
1731 Montana Avenue
(915) 533-8890
www.latierracafe.com

The Two-Way
11:21 am
Sat November 9, 2013

WATCH: Olympic Torch Makes Its First Space Walk

Video streamed by NASA showed Oleg Kotov and Sergei Ryazanskiy carrying the unlit Olympic torch, bobbing weightlessly at the end of a tether in a darkness dotted by stars.
AP

Originally published on Sat November 9, 2013 1:24 pm

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Movies
11:15 am
Sat November 9, 2013

ON FILM: A Hollis Frampton Odyssey

 

   

  In a rebroadcast from May 5, 2012, Charles talks with Abbey Lustgarten, producer of the Criterion Collection's "A Hollis Frampton Odyssey," which explores the pioneering works on film by American avant-garde filmmaker, Hollis Frampton.  http://www.criterion.com/films/27945-a-hollis-frampton-odyssey

Aired Nov. 9, 2013.

The Two-Way
10:05 am
Sat November 9, 2013

Iran Nuclear Talks End Without Agreement

Secretary of State John Kerry checks his phone before a meeting with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Catherine Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Geneva, Switzerland, on Saturday.
Jason Reed AP

Originally published on Sat November 9, 2013 6:38 pm

(Updated at 8:40 p.m. ET)

When Secretary of State John Kerry cut short a trip to the Middle East on Friday to head to Geneva for negotiations over Iran's nuclear program, it set up expectations that a historic deal may have been at hand.

Today, reality set in and as NPR's Peter Kenyon reports from Geneva, the talks ended without an agreement.

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Sports
9:24 am
Sat November 9, 2013

Lessons From The NFL Bullying Scandal

Transcript

DON GONYEA, HOST:

Time now for sports.

(SOUNDBITE OF THEME MUSIC)

GONYEA: The basketball and hockey seasons are just getting going, and the big story in sports is still the drama inside the Miami Dolphins. We're referring, of course, to the bullying of second-year lineman Jonathon Martin, by veteran offensive lineman Richie Incognito. The story revealed a history of racial slurs.

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Sports
9:24 am
Sat November 9, 2013

The Losingest Texas Football Team

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DON GONYEA, HOST:

It's been a rough spell for the Scarborough High School football team in Houston. Very rough, actually. The Spartans are on a 46-game losing streak, the longest in Texas. Their last win was in September 2009. That means this afternoon's game against the Washington High School Eagles is the last chance for this year's seniors to earn a victory.

We're joined now by Scarborough head coach Jayson Merren. Welcome.

COACH JAYSON MERREN: How are you doing?

GONYEA: Good. And by senior defensive lineman Justin Steward. Hi Justin.

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