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livearth.jpgBest Quote About Live Earth: Is in today’s story about tepid ticket sales:

Asked last month about Live Earth, Roger Daltrey of the Who, which is not a participant, moaned: “The last thing the planet needs is a rock concert.”

workit.jpgWrong Number: A UCLA communications major inherits Paris Hilton’s old cell number. Hilarity ensues.

villaffair.jpgLeast Surprising Story of The Day: As previously reported, Telemundo placed newscaster Mirthala Salinas on paid leave Thursday while it investigates whether the political reporter “breached journalistic ethics” by having an affair with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.

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