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Fighting Anti-Asian Racism Amid COVID-19

On the Oct. 8 edition of the Reporter Roundup, KPCC reporters discuss locals who are countering anti-Asian sentiment in Southern California, an oncoming La Niña weather pattern and what collegiate sports teams are doing to ensure player safety amid COVID-19. 

Countering Hate 
We've seen a surge in hate incidents against Asians in a pandemic that President Donald Trump repeatedly blames on China. Josie Huang shares the stories of two women who are fighting anti-Asian racism locally. 

La Niña 
Reports indicate a strong La Niña season is coming in November through January. Jacob Margolis explains what this means for winter weather. 

Collegiate Sports Safety 
The Pac-12 football season is starting Nov. 7. Pablo Cabrera reports on what local teams, including the University of Southern California, are doing to keep their players safe amid COVID-19 risks. 

Featured Reporters:
Pablo Cabrera @pablo_cabrera44 
Jacob Margolis @JacobMargolis 
Josie Huang @josie_huang 
Carla Javier @carlamjavier 
Adriene Hill @adrienehill 

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