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The LA Report is your daily update on the top news stories in the L.A. region, brought to you by the reporters and editors of LAist and KPCC, LA's top NPR station.

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    What does your favorite music say about you – and your brain? A new book explains what's happening in there.
    In this weekend edition: a group of civic leaders has a plan to bring affordable, dependable broadband internet to everyone in LA County. And have you ever wondered what your favorite music says about you? We'll chat with the author of a new book explaining just what's happening in your brain when you hear one of those songs that takes you back to another time or place. This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.
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    Public school teachers are exhausted, overwhelmed, and thinking about quitting. Plus: COVID paid leave, healthcare worker minimum wage, and more
    Here's what we're following: COVID paid sick leave extended Healthcare workers minimum wage increase will go before voters in 2024 Public school teachers are burning out Seven statewide props on the ballot in 2022 Cash for reporting illegal dumping? New laws address housing crisis This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.
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    Gas prices jump another 12¢ overnight, continuing upward trend. Plus: MPOX vaccine eligibility, LAPD's mental health hotline, and more
    Happy Friday! Here's what's happening: Gas prices jump 12¢ overnight, continuing upward trend Monkeypox vaccine eligibility expanded LAPD mental health hotline struggling with demand LADWP asking homeowners to use water monitoring device SGV bike share program Orange County Museum of Art celebrating 60 years by opening a new building This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.
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    L.A. posts a record 10-percent reduction in its water use in August. Plus: Girls' flag football, speed humps, and more – The P.M. Edition
    Here's what we're following today: Record-setting water reduction Rust investigation may end up a criminal court case California on its way to making girls flag football an official school sport Speed humps coming to more L.A. streets This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.
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    Six people shot, wounded in Oakland high school. Plus: Rust shooting investigation, gas up another 15¢, and more – The A.M. Edition
    Good morning! Up first today: Six shot in Oakland high school Rust shooting investigation may end up a criminal court case Two rock climbers die on Tahquitz Rock near Idyllwild Gas prices up another 15¢ overnight Help with high gas prices is on the way as a one-time state refund payment State orders two Long Beach home care agencies to pay more than $1.8M for wage theft violations This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.
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    Gov. Newsom signs dozens of new housing bills into law. Plus: Hurricane Ian, the election season ramp-up, and more – The P.M. Edition
    Here's what we're following today: Hurricane Ian makes landfall in Florida The husband of former L.A. County District Attorney Jackey Lacey has died Governor Newsom signs dozens of new bills Nearly three dozen formerly unhoused older adults in South L.A. are calling "The Chesterfield" home Registrar offices ramping up for November election This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.
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    Angelenos rally outside DWP demanding an end to utility shutoffs. Plus: Cooler temps ahead, LAUSD's green spaces, and more
    Good morning! Here's what we're following today: Weather cooldown ahead Angelenos rally outside the DWP demanding an end to utility shutoffs for nonpayment LAUSD board members vote to ensure green space on campuses by 2035 L.A. County tenants who fall behind on rent may soon get more time before getting evicted Nearly three dozen formerly unhoused in South L.A. are calling "The Chesterfield" home As cold months approach, COVID cases rise 10% in parts of Europe This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.
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    UCLA announces largest land acquisition to date. Plus: statewide test results, private prisons, and more.
    Here's what we're following today: UCLA announces largest land acquisition to date The California Department of Education to release results of last spring's statewide tests in October Alec Baldwin and three others may be charged in Rust shooting death Federal appeals court blocks California law that bans private prisons State bar investigating two lawyers involved in Armenian genocide settlement This program is made possible in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.
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