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ICYMI: Angelenos May Have Set A New City Record For Low Voter Turnout
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- A Hawaii-bound flight from Las Vegas had to be diverted to LAX after a passenger freaked out over the fact that Hawaii Airlines was charging $12 for in-flight blankets.
- Italy made all their state-owned museums free for women today in honor of International Women's Day.
- Here in L.A., hundreds of women filled Grand Park and rallied outside City Hall.
- Now, if only as many people filling the streets were also voting in their local elections... On Wednesday afternoon, Dean Logan, the Los Angeles County registrar of voters, told the L.A. Times that, based on his "best back-of-the-napkin estimate," voter turnout last night will likely end up being the lowest ever even seen in an L.A. mayoral race.
- Here's a clip of Angels Flight railway (which will finally be reopening later this year!) in its original location at 3rd and Hill Street on Bunker Hill from the 1940s: