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33884669.jpgThe Price Of Taking A Stand: If the WGA strike continues into next month, it will cost L.A.’s economy an estimated $21.3 million a day in direct production spending.

33887696.jpgGood Night And Good Luck: This obit caught out eye: “Milo Radulovich, an Air Force reservist caught in the net of 1950s communist hunters, whose case was championed by CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow in a historic television program that led to the collapse of the McCarthy era, died Monday in Vallejo, Calif. He was 81.”

33878091.jpgCan’t Get Much Wronger? Dr. Jan Adams, the plastic surgeon who operated on Kanye West’s mother the day before she died, bolted from the set of CNN’s Larry King Live during an interview Tuesday, citing his “tremendous amount of love and respect” for the West family. So, um, why agree to go on in the first place? This story doesn’t say.

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LAT In 90 Seconds

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You’ll Find Him In Da Club, But Not In Da Studio: It’s all silly, promotional nonsense, but 5o Cent said that if his album, Curtis, did not outsell Kanye West’s record, Graduation, he’d quit putting out solo records. And it looks as though he’s going to have to face his bluff. We hear a similar bet played a roll in Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s resignation. Which sucks, cuz Abe’s got mad skillz.

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The World Loses A Musician: Keyboardist Joe Zawinul died on Tuesday in Vienna. He was 75. Don Heckman does a nice obit, reviewing the highlights of his life — not the least of which involved marrying a former Playboy Bunny.

32492867.jpgLAT Scooped: Pity poor Sheigh Crabtree who had the unenviable task late last night (her piece posted on the LAT Web site at 11:14 p.m.) of following a NYT story announcing Jon Stewart would host the Oscars. Aren’t the Oscars L.A.’s turf? How’d they get beat?