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Photo: Pete Souza -- President Barack Obama taking care of business in the Oval Office, October 1, 2010

New location for President Obama’s Southland rally

 President Barack Obama is coming to town. Actually, to the Southland. During his visit, President Obama is scheduled to speak at a “Moving America Forward” rally, this Friday, October 22. Obama’s goal is to get people fired up for the final leg of the 2010 political campaign.   Today an e-mail arrived in my in-box announcing a change of venue for that rally. Earlier, it was scheduled to kick-off at USC’s McCarthy Quad, but that has now changed. At some point, organizers realized they needed a larger place to accommodate the expected crowds. So... Read More →

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Photo credit --Reggie Bush's 2005 Heisman Trophy

Reggie Bush and that tarnished Heisman Trophy

  A lot of chatter on the Internet and in the media about New Orleans Saints Running Back Reggie Bush’s decision to forfeit his 2005 Heisman Trophy. This is a big deal, not just for USC and  Southland football fans. The former USC tailback is the first player to give up the Heisman in its 75 year history. The award is considered one of the top honors in sports. What happened? In a statement posted yesterday on the Saints’ website, Bush  blamed the media for his decision: “The persistent media speculation regarding allegations dating back to my years at USC... Read More →

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Book cover of "Rock What You've Got: Secrets to loving your inner and outer beauty by someone who's been there and back" by Katherine Schwarzenegger.

“Rock What You’ve Got”– A celebrity daughter tells it like it is

Another member of the Schwarzenegger family is gearing up for a publicity blitz. Katherine Schwarzenegger is the 20-year-old daughter of Actor/Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and former TV Journalist/Author, Maria Shriver. The USC student is set to go on a promotional tour in the next few weeks for her first book, “Rock What You’ve Got: Secrets to Loving Your Inner and Outer Beauty from Someone Who’s Been there and Back.” Schwarzenegger says her own struggles with self-worth and  body image prompted her to write a book to inspire... Read More →

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