LISTEN: Ari Hoffman Show, October 8--5pm Hour

Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at a news conference at James Denman Middle School in San Francisco, Friday, Oct. 1, 2021. California has announced the nation's first coronavirus vaccine mandate for schoolchildren. Newsom said Friday that the mandate won't take effect until the COVID-19 vaccine has received final approval from the U.S. government for various grade levels. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

5 PM Topics: September's jobs report badly misses expectations with a gain of just 194,000 new payrolls; Biden Labor Secretary Marty Walsh admits the September jobs report was "disappointing."; Biden blames his dismal September jobs report on COVID; Confronted on Biden's "terrible" poll numbers, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki blames COVID despite Biden promising to "shut down" the virus; Asked about the September jobs report that "fell well below expectations" and rising inflation and prices, Press Secretary Jen Psaki says, "We certainly don’t see things as darkly as you dowe’re on track." // Miseducation of America: BREAKING: California Governor Newsom signs controversial bill requiring ethnic studies for all CA students to graduate; "I really think at this point the only thing to do is have a mass exodus from the public school system – that's it," Quisha King said to a standing ovation // GUEST: Lars Larson - He joins Ari to discuss Parents outraged after students at North Seattle school threatened by people with AR-15's // Good News: Baby rescued by Marines at Kabul airport reunites with family in the US; Be king of the Lego world with record 9,090-piece Titanic set

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