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Baby Armadillo the Size of a Tennis Ball - ZooBorns
Look what just rolled into Busch Gardens Tampa - a tiny Three Banded Armadillo born to proud armadillo parents Zowie and Ollie. Born June 21, the baby was the size of a golf ball, now a month later he has grown to be the size of a tennis ball.
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is distancing himself from a Missouri congressman who says a woman's body "has ways" to prevent pregnancy after rape. Romney's campaign on Sunday said Romney and his running mate, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, disagree with Todd Akin's comments.
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No More NBC Studio Tours in Beautiful Downtown Burbank
Photo by ˜db˜ via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr It's the end of an era in beautiful downtown Burbank. At noon today, guests took the last tour of the NBC Studios there. From the L.A. Times: For decades, tourists have been able to pop in on NBC's
Ever say never? Never again, ever
Never let anyone tell you that Scott Van Slyke and Elian Herrera can't homer in the same game. Never let anyone tell you that Nathan Eovaldi can't leave a six-inning start with a lead. Never let anyone - particularly Jerry Hairston Jr. - tell you Jerry Hairston Jr.
Snazzy Dazzy
Happy confusing post-holiday Thursday to you ... Bill Petti of Fangraphs takes note of the evolution of strikeouts over the years and finds that Dodger great Dazzy Vance might be the top strikeout pitcher of all-time.
Path to Majors could be short for Rodriguez
Assistant general manager Logan White doesn't approach the Draft looking for players who can quickly join the big leagues. Instead, he looks for the best player available. Well, in the second round Tuesday, White may have found both in Steven Rodriguez, a reliever out of the University of Florida.
Uribe's pursuit of Andruwza Line continues
Reds at Dodgers, 7:10 p.m. Dee Gordon, SS A.J. Ellis, C Bobby Abreu, LF Juan Rivera, RF Adam Kennedy, 2B James Loney, 1B Juan Uribe, 3B Tony Gwynn Jr., CF Chris Capuano, P Juan Uribe's journey to ignominy looked like it might make another rest stop at the disabled list, with the infielder having sprained his right ankle while getting thrown out on the bases in Monday's 8-2 Dodger loss to Cincinnati.
Silver Lake and Los Angeles DWP at odds over pipeline project
It's quite a beautiful house. Original marble tile in the bathrooms, circa 1926, four bedrooms, terraced lawn. But the view - the view of Silver Lake Reservoir is priceless. Well, this one is nearly $1.4 million. Realtors Dan Ortega and Jovelle Narcise held an open house recently at the West Silver Lake Drive property.
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Beneath the cliffs of insanity
Friday's 9-0 loss to the Mets marked the 11th time in Los Angeles Dodger history that the team could have achieved the same result simply by forfeiting.
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The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences had a board meeting on Tuesday, which led to the following bits o' news: -- Oscars institute rules changes: Not big ones, and certainly nothing with regard to the number of best picture nominees, so some might be disappointed.
Ann Romney Endorses Mia Love in Utah Congressional Race
In her first solo endorsement of the 2012 cycle, Ann Romney has backed Utah Congressional candidate Mia Love. The Romneys' son Josh has already been vocal of his support for Love and Jason Chaffetz, a Utah Congressman, said last weekend in Utah that Josh and others there for the Romney donor retreat went to a fundraiser for Love.
Nora's brand new world for women
Nora Ephron created and celebrated a bracing vision of female possibility we had never seen -- and really needed to Topics: Feminism, Julie & Julia, Nora Ephron, R.I.P., When Harry Met Sally Early Wednesday morning, in the hours after Nora Ephron died, I had a loopy, obvious nightmare about a road trip during the summer solstice and a papier mache map laid out on the floor that was terrifyingly rearranged, so that I couldn't find the places I needed to go.
DineLA's First Summer Line-Up Announced
Mo Chica's causa (Photo by Krista Simmons/LAist) Earlier today we basked in the glory that is our city's fabulous summer food festival line-up. In other positive local news, DineLA announced the participants for its first ever summer restaurant week. Traditionally DineLA took place during the fall and winter, but
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A native of Los Angeles raised by two parents and "Hill Street Blues," Jon Weisman ankled his scriptwriting career and began working for Variety in 2004, subsequently serving as associate editor of features and television reporter before becoming awards editor.
Arizona Daily Wildcat :: NATIONAL CHAMPS
Arizona baseball mounts late rally to end South Carolina's two-year run The Arizona Wildcats are the 2012 National Champions of college baseball. They played "good baseball," as head coach Andy Lopez said they would need to in order to become the first Arizona team since 1986 to win the title.