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AM news: up and at 'em

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The new head of LAMCA is a handsome young swashbuckler of the art world, according to his profile in the LA Times. The byline is from NY — we can't tell exactly when Michael Govan will be moving into the Hancock Park home that comes with his job.

Riots broke out over the weekend in two California jails. Last night the system was in lockdown, county-wide.

Remember that face transplant story? The frenchwoman with the new face has held a press conference so you can see the results.

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