For years, book lovers have been devastated because big chains were squeezing independent bookstores out of business. Now Barnes & Noble is being squeezed out of Encino. The big chain says property owner Rick Caruso raised the rent. Caruso says Barns & Noble wasn't making enough money. We hear from outraged neighborhood readers and browsers, as well as others who mourn the passing of another cultural resource. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, for some years, climate scientists avoided public debate on global warming. Now, so many Republican non-believers have been elected to Congress that the scientists are back in the conversation. We hear that the US is going its own way when it comes to global warming.
Encino Residents Fight to Save Local Barnes & Noble
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Climate Change: The US versus the Rest of the World
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