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- Prosecutors are considering charges against Snoop Dogg after authorities discovered a 21-inch collapsible baton in his bags as he boarded a New York-bound flight, authorities said Monday. - AP

- Vickie McDougal is swift and stern when pulling over speeding motorists and red-light runners, but as the Burbank Police Department's first -- and only -- female motorcycle cop, she can also dispense motherly advice on the job. - Daily News

- Seventeen people were hurt today in a collision between a truck and an Orange Line bus at Oxnard Street and Woodman Avenue, including one critical injury, officials said. - Daily News

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- New book says that Bush, referring to pastors from one major African American denomination, once griped: "Money. All these guys care about is money. They want money." - LAT

- Porn star and California gubernatorial candidate Mary Carey, following the lead of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's Democratic opponent, demanded on Friday that Jay Leno give her equal time on his TV show. - Reuters

- "Fox hurt real bad, but the Dodgers and what they did by doing what they felt was the right thing instead of the easy thing, and the fact that they kept me on and stood up to what the pressure may have been when you look at a network firing a guy and then a local broadcast team keeping him, then that was phenomenal." - Fired Fox broadcaster Steve Lyons in an exclusive interview on The Biz of Baseball

- It was already mid-March, and in less than a month they and their six children would have to leave their $662-a-month apartment in an old building halfway up a dead-end street in Echo Park. - LAT

- With the Angels seriously in need of a bat and general manager Bill Stoneman not known for trading young players, do you think the Angels might pursue Alfonso Soriano to play second base and move Howie Kendrick to third? -

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