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"SoCal Connected" is KCET’s weekly award-winning news documentary series, presenting a mix of investigative reporting and richly textured narratives in a thoughtful and compelling way. Now in its 10th season, "Socal Connected" is the winner of nearly every major local and national journalism award, including a Walter Cronkite Award, a George Foster Peabody Award, two Alfred I. duPont-Columbia silver batons, and 27 regional Emmy awards. "SoCal Connected" airs Tuesday nights at 8 p.m on KCET and 7 p.m. on PBS SoCal.

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KQED reporter views a once-secret video of prisoner inmate describing sexual abuse | Still from "The Fight To Know"
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New Law, Joint Media Effort Reveal Once-Secret Police Misconduct Files

Hundreds of police records come to light during a massive and unprecedented joint media effort across the state to examine police officers’ disciplinary files once held in secrecy but recently made public.
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State Investigators Find Dangerous Additives on Seized Marijuana Products

Raids follow SoCal Connected investigation that found pesticides on cannabis at unlicensed stores
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SoCal Connected Investigation Finds Deadly Pesticides in Marijuana Products in Illegal Los Angeles Stores

Cannabis products from 11 illegal marijuana dispensaries and delivery services across the Los Angeles area failed safety testing a SoCal Connected investigation found.
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Newly Released Images of Tent City Housing Migrant Children

Images have just been released of a tent facility built in Tornillo, Texas which may be used to accommodate dozens of teenagers, some of whom have been separated from the parents.
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Bill Boyarsky: What Cities Should Be Doing for the Homeless

As Costa Mesa continues its struggle to address the needs of its homeless population, what should other cities be doing?
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Debate Over Gun Control Heats Up As Newtown Buries the Dead

As the community of Newtown, Conn., begins saying goodbye to the 26 souls that were lost on Friday, the nation begins wrestling with the debate over gun control, once again.
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Obama's 'Meaningful Change' Belies Tough Politics of Gun Control

President Obama has called for "meaningful action" to reduce gun violence, but what does that mean?
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Steve Lopez on His Father's Final Days

L.A. Times columnist Steve Lopez took to his column for advice on caring for a parent who is dying.
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Post-Election Wrap-Up

President Obama has been re-elected. Brian Rooney has the wrap-up of the national, state, and local elections.
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Acclaimed Radio Host Madeleine Brand to Join 'SoCal Connected'

Madeleine Brand, former host of NPR's Day to Day and KPCC's The Madeleine Brand Show signs on as regular contributor.
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