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Four Reasons LA is Better Than Everywhere Else
+ Man with a knife shot at the Vegas airport. "The system worked." - KTLA
+ Michael Jackson is moving to Europe. Bids adieu to Bahrain. There's nowhere like Neverland, it appears. - CBC
+ Dell announces their EVDO card ($180), meaning with this and a $60 a month plan with Verizon (if you already use them for cellular), you and your laptop basically have wi-fi anywhere there's coverage. In places without coverage you get about 56k speeds. Which still will do in a pinch, we're thinking. - Engadget
+ Ian McKellen to perform a one-man play at UCLA July 22, 23. Tickets as cheap as $35 for the benefit the Lord of the Rings star is doing to benefit the LA Young Actors Company - BroadwayWorld.com
Cruise off the highway and hit locally-known spots for some tasty bites.
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