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Gordo, the dog hit by van during wild police chase, may lose a leg

latimes.com — Gordo, the little white dog who was run over on live TV during a wild police pursuit Wednesday night in South Los Angeles, may lose one of his legs. The poodle mix was struck by a white box van at about 9 p.m. during a chase that lasted over an hour and wound through side streets.
Sep 18, 2014

RT @Debbi_Baker: Go #Gordo! MT @LANow Dog hit by van in wild police chase may lose leg. Support floods Twitter. lat.ms/1BQGM1V #savethewhitedog

Sep 18, 2014

Go #Gordo! MT @LANow Dog hit by van in wild police chase may lose leg. Support floods Twitter. lat.ms/1BQGM1V #savethewhitedog

Going solo! Most adults in Los Angeles are single

latimes.com — A recent spate of reports that single people make up 55.8% of the adult population of the Los Angeles metropolitan area may come as a shock to single adult women in L.A., who will most likely respond: “Are you kidding?

Caveats to Obama's rule against 'combat mission' in Iraq, Syria

latimes.com — A day after his top military advisor opened the door to putting U.S. combat troops on the ground in Iraq and Syria, President Obama appeared to slam it shut again Wednesday, declaring that American troops "do not and will not have a combat mission."
Sep 18, 2014

RT @khennessey: Our look at the debate and gray areas in Obama's "no combat mission" promise. : lat.ms/1uIYSQ6

Sep 18, 2014

Examining the debate and the gray areas in Obama's "no combat mission" promise to Americans. @khennessey @cparsons >> lat.ms/1uIYSQ6

Sep 18, 2014

RT @khennessey: Our look at the debate and gray areas in Obama's "no combat mission" promise. : lat.ms/1uIYSQ6

Sep 18, 2014

Our look at the debate and gray areas in Obama's "no combat mission" promise. : lat.ms/1uIYSQ6

Sep 18, 2014

RT @LATgreatreads: Obama's declaration that U.S. troops will not have combat mission in Iraq and Syria is not so simple: lat.ms/1wFtTHR

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Couple embezzled $460,000 meant for foster children, D.A. alleges

latimes.com — A husband and wife have been charged with embezzling $460,000 from a taxpayer-funded nonprofit agency hired by Los Angeles County to help abused and neglected foster children, the district attorney's office announced Thursday. The couple were arrested at their home in Banning on Thursday.
Sep 18, 2014

Couple embezzled $460,000 meant for foster children, Los Angeles County district attorney alleges latimes.com/local/lanow/la… @gtherolf

Sep 18, 2014

Couple embezzled $460,000 meant for foster children, D.A. alleges latimes.com/local/lanow/la…