Chase Stone

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KCRW’s Kim Masters recently sat down with author Lawrence Wright to talk about his new book Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief.  He described the leader of…

On Scientology and Hollywood…

KCRW’s Kim Masters recently sat down with author Lawrence Wright to talk about his new book Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief.  He described the leader of…

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Today’s Los Angeles Times has new evidence of just how far church leaders went to cover up child abuse. The Times got access to memos between now-retired Cardinal Roger Mahony and…

Files point to child sex abuse cover-up at LA Archdiocese

Today’s Los Angeles Times has new evidence of just how far church leaders went to cover up child abuse. The Times got access to memos between now-retired Cardinal Roger Mahony and…

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Cigarette taxes have reached an all time high in some states, causing illegal cigarette smuggling to increase.

Are you smoking smuggled cigarettes?

Cigarette taxes have reached an all time high in some states, causing illegal cigarette smuggling to increase.

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