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-- Survivor announces that the tribes for the next season on Cook Island will be set up into four different "races" (Black, Asian, White, Latino) which causes no controversy; the fact that 9 of the 20 participants are from LA does. - Reality Blurred

-- LA city workers who were on strike today for the second day in a row did not flinch when Mayor Tony accused the movement of losing steam, they claim that they meant it to look this way. "We planned this as a two-day strike, that's what it's going to be," says Union exec - AP

-- SNL says goodbye to Tina Fey, Chris Parnell, Horatio Sanz and Kenan Thompson, which is fine with us since SNL sorta blew last year and there wasnt near enough Horatio for our taste. - LAT

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-- Mel Gibson's favorite local public servants are getting some FOX love, as the network has okayed 10 one-hour episodes about the LA County Sheriff's Dept and how they train cadets. - Variety