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Mike Sager

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Journalist who wrote about the Secret Cup Finals in Las Vegas -- the Oscars of hash oil makers -- for the California Sunday Magazine

Mike Sager on KCRW

Say the name  Todd Marinovich  and football fans will shake their heads.

The many highs and lows in the life of Todd Marinovich

Say the name Todd Marinovich and football fans will shake their heads.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A fire and explosion did serious damage to a home in Long Beach on Wednesday.

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A fire and explosion did serious damage to a home in Long Beach on Wednesday.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A Boeing plane crashed minutes after taking off in Ethiopia this weekend. All 157 people onboard died in the crash.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand