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broadstuff.jpgTribune Company Get Few Bids: The battle is now officially set between the Chandler family, which once owned the Los Angeles Times and other properties, and the billionaire alliance of Ron Burkle and Eli Broad. Only one other party, a private equity group submitted a bid, and that was just for the company’s broadcast properties.

snowday.jpgSnow in Malibu: People pull their SUVs over on Kanan Road to build mini snowmen and take in the surreal sight of snowflakes by the beach.

idoltuesday.jpgAmerican Idol rains on NBCs Parade: On the day that NBC was supposed to be pimping its mid-season lineup, most of the TV critic buzz centered on Idol’s jaw-dropping Tuesday premiere numbers.

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