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Morning Buzz: Thursday 5.10.07

Light day this morning after the jump.

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New LAX chief
Gina Marie Lindsey, a consultant who formerly ran the Seattle-Tacoma airport, is expected to get the top job today at Los Angeles World Airports. LAT, Breeze
LaBonges take Lopez around the park
Councilman Tom and wife Brigid gave columnist Steve Lopez a driving tour of the burn area in Griffith Park. LAT David Zahinser also takes in the LaBonge energy. LA Weekly
Close the terminal why?
Union Station was closed for 90 minutes yesterday, disrupting transit and restaurant plans, while sheriff's deputies looked for a stolen suitcase being used in a training exercise. A transient reportedly walked off with the suitcase, which contained a piece of an explosive device in an exercise for bomb-sniffing dogs. LAT
KTLA's fire coverage
Channel 5 will air "Gilmore Girls" and "Veronica Mars" on Saturday. They were pre-empted Tuesday night for reporting on the Griffith Park fire. LAT
Council approves L.A. River plan
The master plan is supposed to guide development and the creation of new features along 32 miles of river. DN
Editor prevails over suit
Harry McCracken had resigned as PC World editor-in-chief last week after the CEO killed a story about Apple Computers. Now he is back and Colin Crawford has been shifted to another to another job.
T.J. Simers on his skin cancer
"Now the way I understand it, the doctor is going to carve an 'L' in my forehead, and I will pause here for a few seconds while you get the jokes out of your system. It's no big deal, Dr. Teresa Soriano tells me, but then no one is carving a 'L' in Soriano's head." LAT
Sam Zell has a point man
He is Bill Pate, chief investment officer of Zell's Equity Group Investments, and he's already worried about finding more revenue. LAT
Lucky find
A Santa Clarita man stopped in at Play it Again Sports in Northridge to buy some socks and came out with the gloves of Alex Rodriguez and other major league baseball players. DN

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