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School Name Changes, Hollywood Scandal, and Congressional Sexual Harassment | November 14th, 2017
Hour one: AustinISD will change the name of confederate named schools citing that the names are, "not in compliance with the District’s core beliefs and values, We ask if you think the district should change the names of five schools at the cost of $300,000.
Austin will expand Its high tech #composting program, Bins will include chips to notify the city when contaminants are found in the bin; Mitch McConnell is urging Roy Moore to end his Senate campaign amid new accusers calims and the story that Moore was banned from a mall for predatory behavior, Don is questions why are Roy Moore's victims coming out of the #woodwork now; Colin Kaepernick has been named as Man of the year from GQMagazine; The suspect who killed Police Sgt. Chris Kelley, has been sentenced to life in prison; the three UCLAMBB players Arrested in china are likely to not face serious time for shop lifting; and a new poll from Morning Consult has named the NFL as the most divisive brands in the US.
Hour two: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella spoke to students at UT Austin about the importance of empathy and its effects on innovating; The US_FDA has granted initial approval for the sale of a pill sensor combo that will track if patients are taking their medication; new allegations of sexual misconduct have come out against Tom Sizemore, he was kicked off a set for molesting an 11-year-old girl; we play the inaugural edition of Todd and Don’s 80’s Pop Music Trivia; and we continue our discussion of Austin ISD’s proposal to rename five schools named after confederate war heroes
Hour three: We play Joe Biden vs Donald J. Trump on #TrumpTweets; a new survey finds two out of five women say that sexual harassment is a problem in Congress; Hate crimes are on the rise in the United States, The FBI reports a 5% rise in HateCrime in 2016; and we take your calls about AISD’s proposed name change to local area schools.