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New York mayor Michael Bloomberg is pumping cash into LA’s school board race… Actor Will Ferrell has made an endorsement in the LA mayoral race… Legal analysts are questioning Governor Jerry Brown’s new budget… The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a challenge to limitations on personal campaign contributions… Bill Clinton’s Secretary of State has defended Pres. Obama’s drone policy… Tunisia’s prime minister has resigned… President Hugo Chávez, who is currently being treated for cancer, has made a surprise return to Venezuela…
Ohio lawmakers are working to make it easier for parents to spy on their kids’ cell phone usage… A new study uses data from Twitter to quantify and map happiness across the US… Leonardo DiCaprio has asked Thailand to ban the ivory trade within its borders… A recent survey from the American Psychological Association shows stress levels on the rise… FIFA is introducing goal-line detecting technology aimed at improving scorekeeping at next year’s World Cup… World-renowned performance artist Yoko Ono has turned 80…
This year’s Golden Raspberry awards, honoring 2012’s worst performances in film, will be given out on Saturday… The South Pasadena Public Library presents Van Dyke Parks on Wednesday, February 27… March 1 is Read Across America Day… March 3 is National Anthem Day… Pop group Tohoshinki (DBSK) is scheduled to release its sixth Japanese album, Time, on March 6… The quadrennial World Baseball Classic begins on March 2 and ends on March 19…
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