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The 78-year old man who was shot by Vice Prez Dick Cheney had a heart attack today. But, doctors say, it's not that bad, really; "heart attack" is the lay term. Uh, right. We're just glad we're not having one.

A tranformer fire blacked out 30,000 homes in Long Beach today; power was restored by lunchtime. Good thing for them, because a major TV battle is on tonight for those avoiding the Hallmark-mandated public displays of affection.

The Westminster Kennel Club's best of show will be on USA Network tonight, going up against the final Hollywood round of American Idol. Can the puppies do what the Grammies could not and take down American Idol? Ruh-roh.

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Other newsy bits: Summer's over! Tomorrow temps will only reach the 60s. And don't worry if you hear about an attack on an LAUSD schoolbus; turns out it was some teens with marbles or something. Although maybe in 3 or 4 years, Bush will tell us it was a terrorist plot to bring down the Liberty School Bus.