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Long Beach Airport has been semi-shut down after a man ducked security to run onto the tarmac. News outlets are working on getting further details. UPDATE: Everything is up and running again and a man has been arrested, Channel 4 reports..

Martini Republic has endorsed Chris Arellano for school board. We're not endorsing anyone, because we just haven't been paying enough attention to the candidates. But we're impressed by those who passed the LA Times' pop algebra quiz: Monica Garcia and Ana Teresa Fernandez. Arellano refused to play.

The head of the California Prison System has told the Governator to take the job and shove it... well, not in so many words. He's resigning. Everybody agrees the system needs reforms, but Roderick Hickman felt he wasn't able to implement them.

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Ask Jeeves has dismissed the helpful search valet and as of this morning is just Ask.

More trouble for pop star George Michael, who was found "slumped in his car" in London and has been charged with drug possession. At least he wasn't in a men's bathroom.