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Measure R Proponents Release 3 New Commercials

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Presenting different angles, the Yes on Measure R people released three new ads today featuring UCLA Professor Jonathan Steward talking about bridge integrity during earthquakes, Don Sepulveda of the American Society of Civil Engineers regarding rail safety (think Chatsworth train crash) and Trisha Murakawa of the American Lung Association on environmental benefits. All three are relavent issues and will play on people's fears or concerns differently. Also: Rick Orlov at the Daily News points this out: no local politicians who are behind the measure, such as Mayor Villaraigosa, have appeared in any commercials. All three new ads are below...