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Even though Staples Center and Los Angeles Kings owner (and pious corporate titan) Phil Anschutz registered the domain name LosAngelesExaminer.com, he claims doesn't plan to use it or start a newspaper here in L.A., even though he's also trademarked the name.

Seeing as how he's the largest single litterbug in our nation's capitol, its worthwhile to think about whether we really need more trash on the streets here.

No one is saying the Los Angeles Times and (god help us) the Daily News don't need competition -- but an Anschutz-owned paper isn't going to be useful competition...it's only real use might be as cheap wrapping paper.