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Wikipedia Had A Small Edit War Over Hello Kitty

Thursday, August 28, 2014

A couple of days ago, the L.A. Times shook the world when it reported that Hello Kitty is not, in fact, a cat. Here's how Wikipedia's been dealing with that. 
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Transportation Nation

Report: U.S. Commerce Secretary Unconscious After Double Hit & Run

Monday, June 11, 2012

The L.A. Times has the most details on John Bryson's double hit & run.  We'll keep you updated as more emerges.  From the L.A Times report:

U.S. Secretary of Commerce John Bryson was involved in two hit-and-run accidents in the San Gabriel Valley on Satruday before being found unconscious inside his Lexus vehicle by police, authorities said.

Bryson was treated at the scene by Los Angeles County firefighters. Authorities said drugs or alcohol do not appear to have played a role in the crash. 

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and San Gabriel Police Department said in a joint statement that Bryson was cooperative wad detectives. He was cited for felony hit and run but was not booked into jail because he had been admitted to the hospital. His condition was not known.

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WNYC News

Teacher Ratings: What Are Other Cities Doing?

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

New York City isn't the only district using student test scores to measure which teachers are most effective. The Obama administration is using federal Race to the Top grants and other funds to encourage states and districts to develop similar systems. Some are farther along than others. Below is a brief description of a few places that use the data.

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Studio 360

Kurt in the LA Times

Friday, April 10, 2009

The LA Times just did a nice feature about Kurt and his spring semester post as "Visionary in Residence" at the Art Center College of Design.  Now if only they could get his name spelled right! They fixed it!

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