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AM news: a fall, some brains and sailing fun

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drop like a Stone Rolling Stone Keith Richards was airlifted to a New Zealand hospital after falling out of a palm tree in Fiji, where he was vacationing. It's serious, but it looks like he'll be OK.

author! author! LAist's own Adrienne Crew will be signing her book Blogosphere: The Best of the Blogs at LA Times Festival of Books today from 10am-12 nooon. Look for her at Booth 530, where the 2000 Plus Bookstore will be camping out.

the brains advance Taking another step toward their third US Academic Decathalon title, Taft High School won the Super Quiz Friday night in San Antonio, Texas. The winners will be announced tonight — we're not sure if you can catch it on TV here in LA.

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a sailing we will go Competitors set sail in the 59th Annual Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race yesterday. It's the world's largest race of its kind and the sailors party it up along the way.

photo by Lori via Flickr