August 17 - Dr. Laura announces she's leaving show

On August 17, radio personality Dr. Laura Schlessinger announced on <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENTTV0000000726" title="Larry King Live (tv program)" href="/topic/entertainment/television/larry-king-live-%28tv-program%29-ENTTV0000000726.topic">'Larry King Live'</a> that she would be leaving her show in December.  The announcement came days after 'Dr. Laura' was criticized for ripping a telephone caller she claimed was being too sensitive to race issues.  In the conversation Dr. Larua dropped the n-word multiple times.

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On August 17, radio personality Dr. Laura Schlessinger announced on 'Larry King Live' that she would be leaving her show in December. The announcement came days after 'Dr. Laura' was criticized for ripping a telephone caller she claimed was being too sensitive to race issues. In the conversation Dr. Larua dropped the n-word multiple times.

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