Episode 158 – News for August 4, 2016

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THIS DAY IN HISTORY – August 4
* 1958 – The Billboard Hot 100 is published for the first time
* 1987 – The Federal Communications Commission rescinds the Fairness Doctrine which had required radio and television stations to present controversial issues “fairly”
* 1993 – A federal judge sentences Los Angeles Police Department officers Stacey Koon and Laurence Powell to 30 months in prison for violating motorist Rodney King’s civil rights

POLITICS AND RELIGION
* DNC officer wanted to use religion against Sanders | Not an atheist | email text | Resignations
* Trump wants to allow pastors to endorse candidates | Pledge | Full speech
* Trump doubles down against the Khan family | Khan | Huckabee | Nose Dive
* Jim Bakker fears his show would be shut down if Trump loses
* Phil Robertson will go into hiding if Trump loses
* Dr. Jill Stein questions vaccines and warns of the dangers of wi-fi
* Franklin Graham wants schools to not allow Satanist clubs
* Saudi Clerics don’t want people playing Pokemon Go in Mecca

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
* Possible genetic link found for depression
* Purple blob found in the Pacific

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