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A.M. News: Blog Slapping, The Chandlers, Video 911, 24, OJ Simpson, Boeing, LA Spammer Convicted

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Los Angeles based blogger and advice "goddess," Amy Alkon, was featured on last night's Nightline about Blog Slapping. (Nightline)

Who are the Chandlers? They are a famous Los Angeles family and you should know something about them. (Morning Edition, NPR)

LAist parent company Gothamist, LLC is featured on CNN about NYC 911 callers being able to soon send pictures and video when reporting a crime. The CNN video is unlinkable (ZDNet)

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Muslims are protesting FOX's hit TV series 24 again: "... after a one-year respite during which Russian separatists played the bad guys on the critically acclaimed series, Muslims are back in the evil spotlight. Unlike last time, when agent Jack Bauer saved the day, the terrorists this time have already succeeded in detonating a nuclear bomb in a Los Angeles suburb." (CNN)

"Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Gerald Rosenberg issued the limited restraining order on Friday, which also prohibits [OJ] Simpson from spending any earnings from past deals, including books, films, and sports memorabilia. The order remains in effect until a Feb. 20 hearing." (New York Times)

Flying into the future with Boeing's Dreamliner. (

"A [Los Angeles area} man faces a sentence of up to 101 years in federal prison after being the first person in the U.S. convicted under a federal anti-spam law, authorities said." (Mercury News)