Mike Scotti

author, 'The Blue Cascade'

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Former marine and author of The Blue Cascade: A Memoir of Life After War

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Veteran Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigns, Steve Ballmer buys the Clippers, buying prescription drugs on Amazon, updates on schools, and our Friday film roundup.

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