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Friday, March 28, 2014

A Cesar Chavez memorial mural in San Fernando, CA. (Salina Canizales/flickr)

An Awkward Meeting for Obama and Saudi King? | The Takeaway TV Smackdown Enters Round 6 | Labor Leader Reflects on the Legacy of Cesar Chavez | The Movie Date Team Reviews This Weekend's New Releases | Will the Senate Act Before Doctors Face a 24% Cut in Medicare Payments? | NCAA Union Ruling May Drive Money for Women's Teams

Misbehaving Secret Service Agents Raise Questions

New incidents of unruly behavior by Secret Service agents are again raising questions about the culture of the agency. From prostitutes to excessive drinking, are these incidents a sign of a bigger problem with the agency's culture?

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Labor Leader Reflects on Chavez's Legacy

Ahead of Cesar Chavez Day—a multi-state holiday designed to honor the Chavez's service to the community—Dolores Huerta joins The Takeaway to reflect on the era the work of Chavez and what still needs to be done for farm workers and other laborers in this country.

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Could the NCAA Union Ruling Help Women's Teams?

College sports are in the spotlight after a landmark ruling by the National Labor Relations Board determined that athletes on Northwestern University's football team have the right to unionize. But the ruling could also mean more money for women's teams.

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House Passes Last Minute 'Doc Fix' Bill

Through a controversial and surprise voice vote, the House passed legislation yesterday that temporarily patches up Medicare physician payments. The bill now goes to the Senate, which has until Monday to act before doctors face a 24 percent cut in Medicare payments.

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Today's Highlights | March 28, 2014

Also on Today's Show President Barack Obama and Saudi King Abdullah will meet in Riyadh today, during a period of time when the U.S. is importing the least crude oil from the region in two decades...Reviews of the new films hitting the box office...

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News Quiz | Week of March 28

Are you a newsie? Do you know what's happening from Washington to Hollywood to Pyongyang? Be smarter than your pals. Prep your dinner party factoids. Gauge your knowledge about what happened this week, as heard on The Takeaway.

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