High Lead Levels Found in Soil near Exide Battery Plant

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An unlikely combination of interest groups may support new state regulations on medical marijuana. California's police chiefs want enforcement now. Advocates of legalizing pot for recreational use see a path to the future. We hear where they're prepared to agree and disagree about farmers, dispensaries and doctors. Also, new health warnings about the Exide lead-acid battery recycling plant in Vernon. Are state and county officials taking seriously the fears of the local community?

Image-for-WWLA.jpgLater on To the Point, at least 60,000 children from Central America are expected to be stopped at the US border this year — alone as well as illegal. We hear why they leave home, what terrors they encounter along the way, and their continuing struggles in this country.

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