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Much like the New England Patriots, Taft High School seems like a team of destiny. The two time national Academic Decathlon champions have won the district tournament and move one step closer to another national championship. Their win comes on the same day that Governor Schwarzenegger called for the breaking up of LAUSD while throwing his support in the Mayoral race to Bob Hertzberg.

In other Mayoral news, former police chief and current councilman Bernard Parks became the first Mayoral candidate to make a staunch stand in the shooting of Devin Brown. Meanwhile, the family of the boy is thanking the local community for their support while LAPD has drafted a proposal for new rules for shooting on vehicles.

In another vehicle related death, The Daily Trojan reports on a USC student killed in an apparent hit and run.

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Quick notes: It's raining, King/Drew is still no good, and playwright, screenwriter, and former Mr. Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller has died. He was 89.