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Not The LAT In 90 Seconds

Our favorite fake newspaper is back (no offense to The Onion). Here are some highlights:

8ball.jpgSam Zell buys California: He replaces the legislature with a Magic 8 Ball and orders a 15 percent reduction in the number of state residents.

hartenstein.jpgLAT Goes HD, Adds Porn: “L.A. Times publisher Eddy Hartenstein announced the paper would switch to ‘high definition digital newsprint’ and charge extra for ‘premium’ sections devoted to sports, movies and porn.”

dsssoll.jpgLAT Launches 4-month Investigation into Doll Names: FOIAs went out to Hasbro, Mattel, and – we’re assuming – various preschool classes around the nation.

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