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30449482.jpgEuphemisms: The award for Best Way Around Calling Someone A Tantrum-Throwing Diva award goes to reporter Christopher Hawthorne, who says of Frank Gehry:

“Far from a creative genius producing idiosyncratic forms in isolation, as he is sometimes portrayed, Gehry is an architect who thrives on drama and even brinksmanship. This project, from the beginning, has had no shortage of those elements; where they have been lacking, Gehry has sometimes worked to create them.”

rodbernsensmall.jpgFormer Fox 11 News Reporter Acquitted: A federal jury cleared Roderick “Rod” Bernsen of two counts of sexual abuse that had been brought against him when boys on a cruise ship said he spanked them and touched one of their penises with his toe.

wMLKFrnt1.jpgFamiliar Ground: Investigative medical reporter Charlie Ornstein revisits Martin Luther King Jr.-Harbor Hospital, detailing all the ways in which the abysmal facility should have been shut down years ago. There are the failed inspections, the citations. Not to mention the fact that Charlie won his Pulitzer detailing these horrors years ago. Is this a follow up story or a public search for affected change?

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