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Los Angeles Yearender-City Hall

12/30/2013 1:11 pm1 comment
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Los Angeles
is said to be the largest city in the country to ban plastic bags.

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Yearender-City Hall By ELIZABETH HSING-HUEI CHOU City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) – It was a year of transitions at Los Angeles City Hall in 2013, highlighted by a pair of major elections that saw seven new City Council members take office and a councilman move into the mayor’s chair. [...]

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The stories of Johnny Cash

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Johnny Cash

  By Todd Leopold CNN (CNN) — Johnny Cash was, at heart, a storyteller. In that dramatic, Old Testament voice, he sang songs — about prisons, about trains, about loneliness and hurt and truth — and made them his own, sounding as if he’d lived them himself. “Folsom Prison Blues,” [...]

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Katherine Jackson

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Katherine Jackson sits with her Michael Jackson's children during the memorial services for pop star Michael Jackson in Los Angeles

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Katherine Jackson Attorneys Brian Panish, Deborah Chang and Kevin Boyle, for the plaintiffs can be reached at (310) 477-1700. Marvin Putnam, Jessica Stebbins Bina and Kathryn Cahan for AEG Live, (310) 553-6700. By BILL HETHERMAN City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A memo written by an attorney for Katherine [...]

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Coach Eavesdropping

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A 32-year-old Hollywood man who allegedly made prank phone calls to well-known athletic coaches, leading them to believe they were being offered jobs with professional and college teams, pleaded not guilty today to a felony count of eavesdropping. Lawyers representingCoach Eavesdropping said outside court that their [...]

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Miley Cyrus’ new video leaked Christmas Day

12/26/2013 4:02 pm0 comments
Miley Cyrus

  By Lisa Respers France CNN   (CNN) — Miley Cyrus’ Christmas gift to fans? More of the same. The controversial singer’s video for her song “Adore You” leaked online Christmas Day and it’s filled with Miley, well, being Miley. Cyrus rolls around filming herself on under a sheet on [...]

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Support swells for ‘Duck Dynasty’ star reinstatement petition

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Phil Robertson

  By Lisa Respers France CNN   Some “Duck Dynasty fans are flocking to get the show’s star reinstated. E! online is reporting that as of Thursday an online petition for A & E to reinstate Phil Robertson on the hit show was just shy of its goal of gathering [...]

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Holiday Stats

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Holiday Stats

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The California Highway Patrol today reported no traffic deaths on Los Angeles County highways during the first 30 hours of this year’s Christmas holiday. The reporting period began at 6:01 p.m. Tuesday and ended at 12:59 p.m. Wednesday, according to a department statement. During that same [...]

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10 holiday movies we can’t wait to see

12/23/2013 4:04 pm0 comments
10 holiday movies we can’t wait to see

By Breeanna Hare CNN   (CNN) — Following a fall movie season filled with tales of gritty survival and the resilience of the human spirit, now comes family dysfunction and corruption. Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, the cineplex will boast a selection that zeroes in on greed (“The Wolf [...]

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Flu vaccine may work better in women, study suggests

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Line for Flu shots 2013

By Nadia Kounang, CNN While some may consider women “the fairer sex,” science says otherwise. It’s been known that women, in general, have stronger immune systems. Researchers say males have more bacterial, viral, fungal and parasitic reactions than females, as well as more severe reactions, and women have a “more [...]

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