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It’s Friday, Feb. 14 And Here Are The Stories We’re Following Today

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Covering Today:

  • Reporter Emily Elena Dugdale has been profiling the candidates running for L.A. County District Attorney in the March 3 primary. Today she offers her third and final profile, this one on incumbent DA Jackie Lacey.
  • With new state laws taking effect, what do renters need to know about their rights? Business and economy reporter David Wagner will have an in-depth explainer to help you navigate this touchy subject.
  • The 2017 L.A. Unified School Board election was the most expensive ever — but if the current pace of spending continues, 2020’s school board races could set records of their own. Education reporter Kyle Stokes looks at how the money is being spent and how it's influencing the races.
  • And we'll bring you more voter guides to help you prepare for the March 3 primary.

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