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Here's a headline for Jay Leno to read on his "Tonight" show: "Indiana youth gunning for my job." And Michael Essany isn't the only under-21 talk-show host on local cable access.

Among other young people to keep an eye on are the following:

* "John's Talk" hosted by John Cancio, SACC-TV 16, Schenectady, N.Y.

* "Teens Today" hosted by Valerie Beltran, KGLN Channel 11, Glendale, Ariz.

* "Reality Check" hosted by Izumi and Sean Segal, Channel 21, Long Beach, Calif.

* "Positive Spin" hosted by Donnell Britt and Ashley Duerson, Channel 58, Denver.

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