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Seventeenth Daniel Kurtz Laban NPR news strength in the tech sector help to boost the overall market higher the Dow Jones industrial average gaining seventeen points today to close at twenty seven thousand one seventy one the nasdaq was up fifty seven points the S. and P. rose eight points this is NPR and this is KCRW on Monday July twenty second good afternoon I'm Larry Pareil here's what's happening at three OO for a man from Utah has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges in connection with the murders of an off duty LA county sheriff's deputy and the professional Russian snowboarder three year old rep Nelson was arraigned today on charges of killing deputy Joseph Solano and thirty one year old Dimitri coal stop last month he also denied charges of attempted murder and robbery hilly county DA says Nelson shot and killed Solano at a fast food restaurant an hour after he shot and killed Cole stop he allegedly rob to businesses after that these two back in court on September sixth the federal government has rejected the city of LA's application for eighty million dollars in housing funds citing long standing discrimination against people with disabilities your Garcetti says he'll fight the decision and called it unjustified said it'll hurt some of the city's neediest residents with foreign that your case your W. sterile saxman housing and urban development secretary Ben Carson said that the city has been notified repeatedly that it's violating federal law by feeling to insure that properties built with government money are accessible to people in wheelchairs or with other disabilities hud has given LA forty five days to resubmit its funding application or to work out an arrangement with the federal agency on a plan moving forward Garcetti said he's disappointed by hides decision and Garcetti says he'll meet with Carson in the coming days to address the agency's concerns the money being withheld by hud comes from a program that pays for affordable housing for low income families and the dispute Dicks dates back to twenty twelve and advocacy groups filed a lawsuit alleging the city was failing to adhere to federal disability rules and taxpayer funded housing California Republican congressman Duncan hunter is a legal hot water after being charged with using campaign funds for personal use a judge has decided not to dismiss those charges and now hunter is appealing that decision he says he's protected under the speech and debate clause which protects lawmakers from rest while working in an official manner we'll law professor Jessica Levinson told KCRW's press play she doesn't expect them to find a favorable audience in the ninth circuit court of appeals he says to losing argument she's trying to read this because we really broadly I think that's really a losing argument I think if this is your argument when it comes to defending against misuse of campaign funds you're not going anywhere good support for NPR comes in the William to grant foundation working to harness the power of research to make a difference in the lives of children.